2007 ORS 596.402¹
Authority to summarily quarantine areas
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(1) The State Department of Agriculture may also summarily quarantine any legally described area of this state and prohibit or otherwise restrict any movement of livestock, vehicles, persons or things into or out of such area as the department deems necessary for the eradication or control of a disease in the area, or for the prevention of the spread of such disease into other areas of this state.

(2) When the department imposes a quarantine under this section, it shall forthwith but not later than seven days thereafter give notice of the quarantine in a newspaper of general circulation in the quarantined area. A copy of the order of quarantine and any regulations relating thereto shall be filed in the office of the county clerk in each county in which quarantined property is located. The published notice of quarantine shall contain a description of the boundaries of the quarantined area and a notice that copies of the regulations applicable to the quarantine are filed with the county clerk or may be obtained from the department.

(3) The provisions of ORS 561.510 (Quarantines) to 561.560 (Emergency quarantine) shall not apply to quarantines imposed under this section. [1953 c.689 §7; 1955 c.557 §27]

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