2007 ORS § 633.364¹
Confidentiality of certain information supplied in application for registration

(1) Information required under ORS 633.362 (Registration of fertilizer, agricultural amendment, agricultural mineral and lime products) (2)(f) and (g) and (6) is exempt from disclosure under ORS 192.410 (Definitions for ORS 192.410 to 192.505) to 192.505 (Exempt and nonexempt public record to be separated). The State Department of Agriculture may not divulge any information provided to the department in accordance with ORS 633.362 (Registration of fertilizer, agricultural amendment, agricultural mineral and lime products) (2)(f) and (g) and (6).

(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1) of this section, the information required under ORS 633.311 (Definitions for ORS 633.311 to 633.479 and 633.994) to 633.479 (Fertilizer Research Committee) and 633.994 (Civil penalties for fertilizer law violations) may be used by the department for any administrative or enforcement action the department deems necessary. In addition, the department may:

(a) Accumulate and publish statistics from statements required by ORS 633.461 (Inspection fees) and 633.471 (Statement of lime product sales and distributions) in a manner that does not divulge the business operations of the person submitting a report;

(b) Consult with the Department of Environmental Quality or other state or federal agencies in regard to information provided under ORS 633.362 (Registration of fertilizer, agricultural amendment, agricultural mineral and lime products) (2)(f) and (g) to ensure compliance with applicable regulations; and

(c) Disclose data required under ORS 633.362 (Registration of fertilizer, agricultural amendment, agricultural mineral and lime products) (6) to experts for the purpose of evaluating product data submitted in support of registration. [2001 c.914 §23]