ORS 465.520¹
Fee on sale or transfer of dry cleaning solvent
  • exemption

(1) In addition to any other tax or fee imposed by law, a fee, payable by the seller or transferor, is imposed on:

(a) The retail sale or transfer within this state of dry cleaning solvent on or after January 1, 1996; and

(b) The transfer of dry cleaning solvent from an off-site reclamation facility.

(2) The fee on each gallon of dry cleaning solvent is the result obtained from multiplying the solvent factor of the dry cleaning solvent by $10.

(3) The solvent factor for each dry cleaning solvent is the amount listed in the following table:


Dry Cleaning Solvent Solvent Factor

Perchloroethylene 1.00

Any other solvent 0.20


(4) Notwithstanding subsections (1) and (2) of this section, no fee shall be imposed on the retail sale or transfer of any dry cleaning solvent if, prior to the retail sale or transfer, the purchaser or transferee provides the seller or transferor with a certificate stating that:

(a) The dry cleaning solvent will not be used in a dry cleaning facility; or

(b) The purchaser or transferee does not operate a dry cleaning facility. [1995 c.427 §10; 1997 c.249 §161; 2001 c.495 §14; 2003 c.407 §6]

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See also annota­tions under ORS 105.550 (Definitions for ORS 105.550 to 105.600) to 105.600 (ORS 105.550 to 105.600 not to limit authority of cities or counties to further restrict activities).

Notes of Decisions

Remedial ac­tion costs do not include attorney fees incurred by private party in contribu­tion pro­ceed­ing. Cash Flow Investors, Inc. v. Union Oil Co., 318 Or 88, 862 P2d 501 (1993)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 465—Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Materials I, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­465.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 465, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­465ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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