2015 ORS 468B.217¹
Memorandum of understanding with Department of Agriculture

(1) The Environmental Quality Commission and the State Department of Agriculture shall enter into a memorandum of understanding providing for the State Department of Agriculture to operate a program for the prevention and control of water pollution from a confined animal feeding operation.

(2) Subject to the terms of the memorandum of understanding required by subsection (1) of this section, the State Department of Agriculture:

(a) May perform any function of the Environmental Quality Commission or the Department of Environmental Quality relating to the control and prevention of water pollution from a confined animal feeding operation.

(b) May enter onto and inspect, at any reasonable time, a confined animal feeding operation or appurtenant land for the purpose of investigating a source of water pollution or to ascertain compliance with a statute, rule, standard or permit condition relating to the control or prevention of water pollution from the operation. The State Department of Agriculture shall have access to a pertinent record of a confined animal feeding operation including but not limited to a blueprint, design drawing and specification, maintenance record or log, or an operating rule, procedure or plan. [1993 c.567 §2; 2003 c.14 §304]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 468B—Water Quality, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors468B.­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.