2015 ORS 36.252¹
Agricultural mediation services coordinated by State Department of Agriculture
  • rules

(1) The State Department of Agriculture shall coordinate agricultural mediation services for disputes directly related to activities of the department and agricultural issues under the jurisdiction of the department.

(2) The Director of Agriculture or a designee of the director shall serve as the agricultural mediation service coordinator. The coordinator shall establish rules necessary to implement ORS 36.252 (Agricultural mediation services coordinated by State Department of Agriculture) to 36.268 (Provision of mediation services contingent on funding). The rules must include, but need not be limited to:

(a) Reasonable mediator training guidelines for persons providing agricultural mediation services under ORS 36.252 (Agricultural mediation services coordinated by State Department of Agriculture) to 36.268 (Provision of mediation services contingent on funding).

(b) Fees to be charged for agricultural mediation services.

(c) Methods for advertising the availability of agricultural mediation services.

(d) Procedures for accepting applications for agricultural mediation services and for notifying any other person who is identified in the request for mediation as a party to the dispute. [1989 c.967 §3; 2015 c.202 §2]

Note: 36.252 (Agricultural mediation services coordinated by State Department of Agriculture) to 36.268 (Provision of mediation services contingent on funding) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 36 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 36—Mediation and Arbitration, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors036.­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.