ORS 196.990¹
Penalties

Violation of ORS 196.810 (Permit required to remove material from bed or banks of waters) is a misdemeanor. [Formerly subsection (4) of 541.990 (Penalties)]

Note: Operation of the amendments to 196.990 (Penalties) by section 7, chapter 516, Oregon Laws 2001, is dependent upon further approval by the Legislative Assembly. See section 11, chapter 516, Oregon Laws 2001. The text that is operative after that approval is set forth for the user’s convenience.

196.990 (Penalties). (1) A person commits the offense of unlawful removal from or filling of waters of this state if the person knowingly violates ORS 196.810 (Permit required to remove material from bed or banks of waters) or an order issued thereunder, or any rule or condition of a permit issued under ORS 196.600 (Definitions for ORS 196.600 to 196.655) to 196.905 (Applicability).

(2) Notwithstanding ORS 161.515 ("Crime" described), unlawful removal from or filling of waters of this state is an offense punishable by a fine of up to $10,000 per day of violation.

Note: See second note under 196.800 (Definitions for ORS 196.600 to 196.905).

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1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 196—Columbia River Gorge; Ocean Resource Planning; Wetlands; Removal and Fill, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors196.­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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