2017 ORS 459A.675¹
Definitions for ORS 459A.675 to 459A.685

As used in ORS 459A.675 (Definitions for ORS 459A.675 to 459A.685) to 459A.685 (Prohibition on manufacture of rigid plastic bottles or containers without label):

(1) “Label” means a code label, as described in ORS 459A.680 (Labeling requirements for rigid plastic bottles and containers), molded into or imprinted on or near the bottom of the plastic container or bottle.

(2) “Rigid plastic bottle” means any rigid plastic container intended for single use with a neck smaller than the container body that accepts a screw-type, snap cap or other closure and has a minimum capacity of 16 ounces and a maximum capacity of five gallons.

(3) “Rigid plastic container” means any formed or molded container other than a bottle comprised predominantly of plastic resin and having a relatively inflexible finite shape or form and intended primarily as a single service container with a minimum capacity of eight ounces and a maximum capacity of five gallons. [1991 c.385 §86; 1993 c.560 §99]

Note: 459A.675 (Definitions for ORS 459A.675 to 459A.685) to 459A.695 (Requirement for retail establishment supplying plastic bags for customer use) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 459A or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

(formerly 459.810 to 459.890)

Notes of Decisions

The “bottle bill” is a valid exercise of Oregon’s police power and is valid under the U.S. Constitu­tion and the Oregon Constitu­tion. Am. Can Co. v. Ore. Liquor Control Comm., 15 Or App 618, 517 P2d 691 (1973)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Effect of constitu­tional pro­vi­sion requiring pay­ments based on govern­ment regula­tions restricting use of prop­erty, (2001) Vol 49, p 284

Law Review Cita­tions

53 OLR 479-482 (1974); 4 EL 419-427 (1974); 54 OLR 175 (1975)

(formerly 459.165 to 459.200)

Law Review Cita­tions

15 EL 387 (1985)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 459A—Reuse and Recycling, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors459A.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 459A, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano459A.­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.