ORS 596.010¹

As used in this chapter, except as provided in ORS 596.615 ("Livestock" defined) to 596.681 (Limit of state indemnity to livestock owner also receiving federal indemnity):

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

(2) "Disease" means any disease of livestock which may be transmitted or communicated through direct or indirect contact from one animal to another, including those diseases transmitted by or through livestock to humans.

(3) "Livestock" includes, but is not limited to, horses, mules, jennies, jackasses, cattle, sheep, dogs, hogs, goats, domesticated fowl, psittacines, ratites and domesticated fur-bearing animals. [Amended by 1955 c.557 §1; 1981 c.334 §8; 1997 c.282 §1]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 596—Disease Control Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors596.­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.
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