2017 ORS 506.995¹
Civil penalties

(1) As used in this section, “gain” means the amount of money and the value of any property derived from the violation.

(2) In addition to any other sanction imposed by law, if a person derives a gain of at least $5,000 from violating any commercial fishing law or rule promulgated pursuant to such laws, the person shall be subject to a civil penalty that is equal to twice the amount of the gain.

(3) Civil penalties under this section shall be imposed pursuant to ORS 183.745 (Civil penalty procedures).

(4) Any civil penalty received by the State Department of Fish and Wildlife under this section shall be deposited in the Commercial Fisheries Fund. [1999 c.672 §2]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 506—Application, Administration and Enforcement of Commercial Fishing Laws, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors506.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.