2017 ORS 475.405¹
Definitions for ORS 475.405 to 475.495

As used in ORS 475.405 (Definitions for ORS 475.405 to 475.495) to 475.495 (Illegal Drug Cleanup Fund):

(1) “Chemical” means:

(a) Any material defined as a controlled substance or precursor substance as defined by ORS 475.005 (Definitions for ORS 475.005 to 475.285 and 475.752 to 475.980) to 475.285 (Short title) and 475.744 (Providing hypodermic device to minor prohibited) to 475.980 (Affirmative defense to ORS 475.969, 475.971, 475.975 (1) and 475.976 (1)).

(b) Any substance used in the manufacture of a controlled substance as defined by ORS 475.005 (Definitions for ORS 475.005 to 475.285 and 475.752 to 475.980) to 475.285 (Short title) and 475.744 (Providing hypodermic device to minor prohibited) to 475.980 (Affirmative defense to ORS 475.969, 475.971, 475.975 (1) and 475.976 (1)).

(c) Any substance used in the manufacture of a cannabinoid extract as defined in ORS 475B.015 (Definitions for ORS 475B.010 to 475B.545).

(d) Any material or substance designated by the Environmental Quality Commission under ORS 475.425 (Environmental Quality Commission rules).

(2) “Cleanup” includes any action the Department of Environmental Quality, or a person acting on behalf of the department, is required to take pursuant to a request under ORS 475.415 (Request for cleanup).

(3) “Cleanup costs” means reasonable costs that are attributable to or associated with cleanup at an alleged illegal drug manufacturing site, including but not limited to the costs of administration, investigation, legal or enforcement activities, contracts and health studies.

(4) “Commission” means the Environmental Quality Commission.

(5) “Department” means the Department of Environmental Quality.

(6) “Director” means the Director of the Department of Environmental Quality.

(7) “Fund” means the Illegal Drug Cleanup Fund established under ORS 475.495 (Illegal Drug Cleanup Fund).

(8) “Owner or operator” means any person who owns, leases, operates or controls an alleged illegal drug manufacturing site. “Owner or operator” does not include a person, who, without participating in the management of an alleged illegal drug manufacturing site, holds indicia of ownership primarily to protect a security interest in the site.

(9) “Site” means an illegal drug manufacturing site. [1987 c.699 §1; 1995 c.440 §8; 2017 c.21 §24]

Chapter 475

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 561 (1972); 69 OLR 171 (1990)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 475—Controlled Substances; Illegal Drug Cleanup; Miscellaneous Drugs; Paraphernalia; Precursors, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors475.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 475, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano475.­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.