2007 ORS 618.136¹
Establishing license fees
  • renewals
  • disposition of fees

(1) The license fee for each type or class of commercial weighing or measuring instrument or device shall be established by the State Department of Agriculture in an amount not to exceed the maximum limits set forth in ORS 618.141 (Maximum license fees). Such fees shall be established in the amounts necessary for the department to carry out and enforce the provisions of ORS 618.010 (Definitions) to 618.246 (Sale by weight required for certain food products) relating to the supervision of commercial weighing and measuring instruments or devices, and to maintain an emergency fund with an unencumbered balance in an amount not to exceed the cost of administering ORS 618.010 (Definitions) to 618.246 (Sale by weight required for certain food products) during a representative four-month period in order to assure the orderly supervision of commercial weighing and measuring instruments or devices within this state.

(2) License fees become past due July 1 each year for renewals, and on the date of first commercial use for original installations.

(3) All moneys received by the department pursuant to ORS 618.010 (Definitions) to 618.246 (Sale by weight required for certain food products) shall be paid into the Department of Agriculture Service Fund. Such moneys are continuously appropriated to the department for the purpose of administering those provisions of ORS 618.010 (Definitions) to 618.246 (Sale by weight required for certain food products) relating to testing, inspection, licensing and regulation of commercial weighing and measuring instruments or devices. [1973 c.293 §32; 1977 c.132 §8; 1979 c.499 §21]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 618—Weights and Measures, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­618.­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.
 
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.