2017 ORS 571.997¹
Civil penalties for ORS 571.055 and 571.525

(1) In addition to any applicable criminal penalty under ORS 571.991 (Penalties for ORS 571.005 to 571.230) or 571.995 (Penalties for ORS 571.525, 571.570 and 571.575) or any other penalty, a person who violates ORS 571.055 (License required to grow or deal in nursery stock) or 571.525 (License required to operate as grower) is subject to a civil penalty imposed by the State Department of Agriculture. The civil penalty shall not exceed $10,000.

(2) Every violation of ORS 571.055 (License required to grow or deal in nursery stock) or 571.525 (License required to operate as grower) is a separate offense subject to a separate civil penalty.

(3) The department shall consult with, and seek the advice of, the State Christmas Tree Advisory Committee and the State Nursery Research and Regulatory Committee in order to:

(a) Develop one or more schedules setting the amounts of civil penalties that may be imposed for particular types of violations;

(b) Develop guidelines and policies regarding the circumstances under which civil penalties should be imposed; and

(c) At least biannually review cases to ensure that guidelines and policies developed under paragraph (b) of this subsection are being followed.

(4) The imposition of a civil penalty under this section is subject to ORS 183.745 (Civil penalty procedures).

(5) The State Treasurer shall deposit all moneys from civil penalties recovered under this section into the Department of Agriculture Account.

(6) Moneys from civil penalties recovered under this section for a violation of ORS 571.055 (License required to grow or deal in nursery stock) are continuously appropriated to the department for the administration of nursery laws and industry projects under ORS 571.005 (Definitions for ORS 571.005 to 571.230) to 571.230 (Disposition and use of moneys received).

(7) Moneys from civil penalties recovered under this section for a violation of ORS 571.525 (License required to operate as grower) are continuously appropriated to the department for the administration of Christmas tree laws and industry projects under ORS 571.510 (Policy) to 571.580 (Disposition and use of moneys received). [1999 c.390 §6]

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1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 571—Nursery Stock; Licensed Agricultural Crops, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors571.­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.