2007 ORS 587.040¹
Powers of department
  • rules

In addition to the general powers conferred by ORS 587.030 (Department to administer and enforce chapter) the State Department of Agriculture has the following express powers:

(1) To appoint inspectors of grain.

(2) To make and promulgate the necessary or desirable rules and regulations, not inconsistent with this chapter, to carry out effectually the purposes of this chapter; the department may consider applicable and necessary laws and regulations of the United States and this state, particularly ORS chapter 586.

(3) To set up the necessary procedures to make effective the provisions of this chapter, such as the purchase of supplies, printing, stationery and equipment, and the appointing of clerical help and assistance, all of which expense shall be audited and paid as a part of the general expense of the administration of this chapter.

(4) To require the owner of grain to obtain and maintain insurance in such type, amount and manner, including or covering such provisions or contingencies as the department believes are reasonably necessary to protect the people of this state, the grain industry and the persons who handle grain certificates. [Amended by 1959 c.201 §1]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 587—Storage of Grain as Basis of Farm Credit, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­587.­html (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.
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.