ORS 609.180¹
Hearing and payment of claims

All claims presented as provided by ORS 609.170 (Claim by owner of livestock) shall be heard at the first regular session of the dog control board or county governing body after their presentation, or as soon thereafter as may be practicable. If the board or governing body determines that any livestock has been damaged by being killed, wounded, injured or chased, it shall file and enter a record of the value of the livestock and order a warrant drawn for the amount of damages thus found, or any portion thereof that it considers just, to be paid by the county treasurer out of the Dog License Fund. A livestock owner may refuse to accept the tendered payment and may withdraw a claim filed under ORS 609.170 (Claim by owner of livestock). If the dog control board or county governing body considers the claim unjust, it shall disallow the claim and enter that fact upon its record. A claim may not be allowed where it appears that the damage complained of was caused by a dog owned or controlled by the claimant or the agent of the claimant. [Amended by 1975 c.749 §8; 1977 c.802 §11; 1999 c.756 §23]

Chapter 609

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Possession and ad­min­is­tra­­tion of sodium pentobarbital by county animal control program, (1982) Vol 42, p 297

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 609—Animal Control; Exotic Animals; Dealers, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors609.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 609, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­609ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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