2017 ORS 401.978¹
Livestock emergency operations plan

(1) As used in this section, “livestock” means cattle, horses, sheep and any other animals designated by the State Department of Agriculture.

(2) The State Department of Agriculture, in cooperation with the Office of Emergency Management and local governments, shall prepare a written livestock emergency operations plan that provides for the evacuation, transport and temporary sheltering of livestock during a major disaster or an emergency.

(3) The department, in developing the plan, shall consider:

(a) Methods for providing adequate food and water for livestock during a major disaster or an emergency;

(b) Methods for providing livestock with adequate shelter or protection from harsh weather conditions during a major disaster or an emergency;

(c) Creating and promoting an educational campaign for owners of livestock that will:

(A) Encourage owners to plan for and incorporate their livestock in the owners’ personal plans in the event of a major disaster or an emergency; and

(B) Inform owners of livestock about the livestock emergency operations plan prepared under this section; and

(d) Any other methods or arrangements that the department determines would protect livestock during a major disaster or an emergency. [Formerly 401.274]

Chapter 401

Law Review Cita­tions

54 OLR 677 (1975)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 401—Emergency Management and Services, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors401.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 401, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano401.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.