ORS 133.379¹
Duty of peace officer to arrest and prosecute violators of cruelty to animals laws
  • disposition of fines

(1) It shall be the duty of any peace officer to arrest and prosecute any violator of ORS 167.315 (Animal abuse in the second degree) to 167.333 (Sexual assault of animal) or 167.340 (Animal abandonment) for any violation which comes to the knowledge or notice of the officer.

(2) All fines and forfeitures collected for violations of ORS 167.315 (Animal abuse in the second degree) to 167.333 (Sexual assault of animal) or 167.340 (Animal abandonment), except for forfeitures of the animal as provided under ORS 167.350 (Forfeiture of rights in mistreated animal), shall be paid into the county treasury of the county in which it is collected, and placed to the credit of the county school fund. [Formerly 770.240; 1983 c.648 §3; 1985 c.662 §13; 2001 c.926 §17]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 133—Arrest and Related Procedures; Search and Seizure; Extradition, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors133.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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