ORS 825.258¹
Rules for transportation of hazardous waste, hazardous material and PCB
  • civil penalty

(1) The Department of Transportation shall adopt rules that conform to any applicable federal rules setting standards for the safe transportation of hazardous waste, hazardous material and PCB. The rules shall be applicable to any person who transports, or causes to be transported, any hazardous material.

(2) The authority granted under this section:

(a) Is in addition to any other authority granted the department.

(b) Does not supersede the authority of the Energy Facility Siting Council to regulate the transportation of radioactive materials under ORS 469.550 (Order for halt of plant operations or activities with radioactive material), 469.563 (Court orders for enforcement), 469.603 (Intent to regulate transportation of radioactive material) to 469.619 (State Department of Energy to make federal regulations available) and 469.992 (Civil penalties).

(3) In addition to any other penalty for violation of a rule adopted under this section, the department, after hearing, may impose a civil penalty of not more than $10,000 for violation of a rule adopted under this section. Each day of noncompliance with a rule is a separate violation. [Formerly 767.457]

Chapter 825

Notes of Decisions

Political subdivisions subject to pro­vi­sions of Public Contracts and Purchasing Law, ORS chapter 279, are not re­quired to comply with it before entering into contracts for supplies or services of public utilities whose rates are regulated pursuant to this chapter (formerly ORS chapter 767). Bower Trucking and Whse. Co. v. Multnomah Cty., 35 Or App 427, 582 P2d 439 (1978)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Nonprofit opera­tion of van pools, (1978) Vol 38, p 1780

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 825—Motor Carriers, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors825.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 825, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­825ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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