ORS 583.410¹
Purpose
  • construction

(1) The production, processing, distribution and sale of fluid milk for human consumption are attended by conditions which adversely affect the general welfare and result in 90 to 95 percent of the total milk production in the United States being marketed under federal and state stabilization regulations, deemed necessary to protect the interests of producers, distributors and consumers. It is therefore declared to be the policy of the State of Oregon, which imposes regulations on milk producers to assure a wholesome product for the benefit of the consuming public, to provide the necessary assistance and authority to maintain a stable milk market, to sustain the economy of the dairy industry and the economic welfare of the state and to assure an adequate and healthful supply of milk and milk products for the consuming public.

(2) The provisions of ORS 583.001 (Short title), 583.004 (Use of fees in enforcement of chapter), 583.021 (Exemption of certain producer-handlers), 583.028 (Application of audit, pooling, equalization and quota provisions) and 583.410 (Purpose) to 583.565 (Effect of termination of chapter) are in pari materia with 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). If there is a conflict, the provisions of ORS 583.001 (Short title), 583.004 (Use of fees in enforcement of chapter), 583.021 (Exemption of certain producer-handlers), 583.028 (Application of audit, pooling, equalization and quota provisions) and 583.410 (Purpose) to 583.565 (Effect of termination of chapter) supersede 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).

(3) The provisions of ORS 583.001 (Short title), 583.004 (Use of fees in enforcement of chapter), 583.021 (Exemption of certain producer-handlers), 583.028 (Application of audit, pooling, equalization and quota provisions) and 583.410 (Purpose) to 583.565 (Effect of termination of chapter) shall not be construed to conflict with or repeal, and are in addition to and not in lieu of, any other law of this state or any municipal ordinance relating to any board of health or sanitary requirement, or any municipal ordinance relating to the inspection, grading or production of Grade A milk. [1963 c.442 §§1,10,26; 1977 c.307 §3]

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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