ORS 634.900¹
Penalty for certain violations
  • amount

(1) In addition to any other liability or penalty provided by law, the Director of Agriculture may impose a civil penalty on a person for violation of any of the provisions of this chapter relating to pesticide application, sale or labeling. The civil penalty for a first violation shall be not more than $1,000. For a subsequent violation, the director may impose a civil penalty of not more than $2,000.

(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1) of this section, if the violation of a provision relating to pesticide application, sale or labeling results from gross negligence or willful misconduct, the civil penalty for a first or subsequent violation may not exceed $10,000.

(3) A civil penalty may not be imposed under this section for violations other than those involving pesticide application, sale or labeling violation under this chapter. [1989 c.943 §2; 2007 c.592 §1]

Note: Section 2, chapter 592, Oregon Laws 2007, provides:

Sec. 2. The amendments to ORS 634.900 (Penalty for certain violations) by section 1 of this 2007 Act apply to civil penalties imposed for violations of pesticide application, sale or labeling laws committed on or after the effective date of this 2007 Act [June 25, 2007]. [2007 c.592 §2]

Chapter 634

See also annota­tions under ORS chapter 573 in permanent edi­tion.

Atty. Gen. Opinions

County ac­tion to regulate pest­i­cides, (1980) Vol 41, p 21

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 634—Pesticide Control, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors634.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 634, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­634ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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