ORS 596.230¹
Duties of deputy veterinarians

(1) Deputy state veterinarians shall assist the State Department of Agriculture in carrying out the duties imposed upon it by any law of this state when requested to do so by the State Veterinarian. Within the scope of the authority delegated to them by the State Veterinarian, deputy state veterinarians shall possess the powers and authority conferred upon regularly employed state veterinarians by any law of this state. Deputy state veterinarians, when carrying out the duties assigned to them, are subject to the direction and control of the State Veterinarian.

(2) Only deputy state veterinarians are eligible for approval by the department for the performance of duties requiring the services of a veterinarian by any law of this state, the administration of which is vested in the department.

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.
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