ORS 475.445¹
Site entry
  • purposes

(1) Upon request of a law enforcement agency under ORS 475.415 (Request for cleanup), the Department of Environmental Quality or its authorized representative may enter any alleged illegal drug manufacturing site at any reasonable time to:

(a) Sample, inspect, examine and investigate;

(b) Examine and copy records and other information; or

(c) Carry out cleanup action authorized by ORS 475.415 (Request for cleanup) to 475.455 (Liability of certain persons for cleanup costs), 475.475 (Department record of costs) and 475.485 (Costs and penalties as lien).

(2) If any person refuses to provide information, documents, records or to allow entry under subsection (1) of this section, the department may request the Attorney General to seek from a court of competent jurisdiction an order requiring the person to provide such information, documents, records or to allow entry. [1987 c.699 §4]

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 (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 475, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano475.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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. Currency Information