ORS 568.900¹
Definitions for ORS 568.900 to 568.933

As used in ORS 568.900 (Definitions for ORS 568.900 to 568.933) to 568.933 (Civil penalties):

(1) "Board" means the State Board of Agriculture.

(2) "Operator" means any person, including a landowner or land occupier engaged in any commercial activity relating to the growing or harvesting of agricultural crops or the production of agricultural commodities.

(3) "Water" or "the waters of the state" has the meaning given in ORS 468B.005 (Definitions for water pollution control laws).

(4) "Water pollution" has the meaning given in ORS 468B.005 (Definitions for water pollution control laws).

(5) "Water quality management plan" or "plan" means a plan developed under ORS 568.909 (Boundaries for land subject to water quality plans). The plan shall be based upon scientific information. [1993 c.263 §2; 1997 c.249 §184]

Law Review Cita­tions

30 EL 617 (2000)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 568—Soil and Water Conservation; Water Quality Management, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors568.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 568, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­568ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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. Currency Information