ORS 583.470¹
Market areas

(1) Concurrently with the establishment of primary markets, as provided by ORS 583.465 (Primary markets), the State Department of Agriculture shall establish market areas embracing one or more primary markets. In addition to other guideposts and standards set out in 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), the department may take into consideration:

(a) Primary markets where market conditions and influences are similar.

(b) Major metropolitan consumer areas.

(c) Normal flow of milk from producing areas to point of processing and distribution to consumers.

(d) Influence of markets and marketing conditions in adjacent states.

(e) Any other condition which may benefit or may have an adverse effect on the stability of the market, or the primary markets, in the market area.

(2) Market areas may be established, changed, amended or terminated only after a public hearing, in each established market area or in a proposed, new, enlarged or reduced market area.

(3) Producers or handlers as authorized by ORS 583.425 (Administrative proceedings and orders), may file a petition requesting the department to hold a public hearing relating to market areas. [1963 c.442 §17; 1977 c.307 §8]

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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