ORS 583.056¹
Penalty for late payment of fee
  • lien for unpaid fees and penalties
  • legal proceedings

(1) In addition to other penalties prescribed by ORS 583.007 (Definitions), 583.016 (Purpose) and 583.046 (Poundage fee on Grade A milk) to 583.166 (Disposition of fees), any handler who delays transmittal of payment of fees as required by this section beyond the due date, shall pay an additional one percent of the amount of poundage fees due for the first month of delay and 25 percent of the amount of poundage fees due for the second month of delay.

(2) A lien may be filed by the State Department of Agriculture as authorized by ORS 561.450 (Lien) upon the real and personal property of any handler who fails to pay fees or penalties as required by this section.

(3) In addition to other remedies or actions, the department may file an action at law in the circuit court for the recovery of fees or penalties against any handler who delays transmittal of such amounts as required by this section. Nothing in this section shall be construed to prohibit the department from filing an action as authorized by ORS 561.280 (Enjoining violations of law) against any handler for violation of the provisions of ORS 583.007 (Definitions), 583.016 (Purpose) and 583.046 (Poundage fee on Grade A milk) to 583.166 (Disposition of fees). [1961 c.638 §5 (3),(4),(5)]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 583—Milk Marketing, Production and Distribution, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors583.­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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