2017 ORS 459.400¹
Exceptions

The requirements of ORS 459.386 (Definitions for ORS 459.386 to 459.405) to 459.405 (Transport of infectious waste) do not apply to:

(1) Waste, other than sharps as defined in ORS 459.386 (Definitions for ORS 459.386 to 459.405), that is:

(a) Generated in the practice of veterinary medicine; and

(b) Not capable of being communicated by invasion and multiplication in body tissues and capable of causing disease or adverse health impacts in humans.

(2) The removal from a health care facility as defined in ORS 442.015 (Definitions) of a placenta by a postpartum mother pursuant to rules adopted by the Oregon Health Authority. [1989 c.763 §8; 1993 c.560 §47; 2013 c.109 §1]

Chapter 459

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Power of depart­ment to regulate mining activities or recovery of oil and geothermal resources, (1972) Vol 35, p 1100; authority of Environ­mental Quality Commission and Depart­ment of Environ­mental Quality to regulate disposi­tion of food processing byproducts determined to be solid waste, (1979) Vol 39, p 770

Law Review Cita­tions

16 WLR 459 (1979)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 459—Solid Waste Management, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors459.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 459, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano459.­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.