2015 ORS 30.877¹
Treble damages and costs in actions arising out of research and animal interference and arising out of interference with livestock production

In any civil action arising out of conduct that would constitute a violation of ORS 167.312 (Research and animal interference) or 167.388 (Interference with livestock production), the court shall award treble the amount of damages caused to real or personal property by the violation. In addition, in any civil action arising out of conduct that would constitute a violation of ORS 167.312 (Research and animal interference), the court shall award the costs of repeating experiments, including but not limited to the costs of replacing records, data, equipment, specimens, labor and materials, if the conduct causes the failure of an experiment in progress or irreparable damage to completed research or experimentation. [2001 c.843 §1]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 30—Actions and Suits in Particular Cases, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors030.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.