ORS 599.495¹
Cooperative agreements with federal government under which state department carries out federal programs in livestock auction markets and stockyards

(1) The State Department of Agriculture may enter into cooperative agreements or contracts with any agency or department of the federal government whereby the State Department of Agriculture may:

(a) Assume authority and administrative responsibility over the operations of livestock auction markets or stockyards, including but not limited to federal posted yards which are under the authority and responsibility of the federal government.

(b) Assume and carry out the program, procedures, services and work being done or to be done by the federal agency or federal department in Oregon to eradicate and to prevent the spread of brucellosis, tuberculosis, paratuberculosis or other infectious, contagious, communicable or dangerous diseases in livestock auction markets or stockyards or the animals handled by such markets or yards.

(2) The State Department of Agriculture may contract with or enter into agreements with the agencies or departments of the federal government referred to in subsection (1) of this section to receive funds which shall be deposited with the State Treasurer to be paid out and used by the State Department of Agriculture in carrying out the provisions of any Oregon law and of the Act of Congress under which the money is paid in accordance with the terms of the contract or agreement. Such funds are continuously appropriated for the purpose of carrying out this chapter in accordance with the terms of the contract or agreement. [1957 c.390 §21; 1967 c.637 §19]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 599—Livestock Auction Markets; Stockyards; Auction Sales, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors599.­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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