2007 ORS 446.348¹
Determining amount of penalty
  • rules
  • schedule
  • factors

(1) The Director of Human Services shall adopt by rule a schedule or schedules establishing the amount of civil penalty that may be imposed for a particular violation.

(2) The director may impose the penalty without hearing but only after the notice required by ORS 446.347 (Civil penalties) (2). In imposing a penalty pursuant to the schedule or schedules adopted pursuant to this section, the director shall consider the following factors:

(a) The past history of the person incurring a penalty in taking all feasible steps or procedures necessary or appropriate to correct any violation.

(b) Any prior violations of statutes, rules, orders and permits pertaining to the water system.

(c) The economic and financial conditions of the person incurring the penalty.

(3) The penalty imposed under this section may be remitted or mitigated upon such terms and conditions as the Department of Human Services considers proper and consistent with the public health and safety. [1983 c.707 §26]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 446—Manufactured Dwellings and Structures; Parks; Tourist Facilities; Ownership Records; Dealers and Dealerships, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­446.­html (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.
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.