ORS 577.520¹
Assessment collection procedure

(1) The operators of all stockyards, slaughterhouses, packing plants and livestock auction markets shall deduct from the proceeds of sale owing by them to the respective owners of animals the assessments authorized by ORS 577.512 (Collection of federal assessment).

(2) When an operator sends or gives any written statement to an owner or agent relating to the proceeds owing the owner, the operator shall include a statement of the amount deducted from the proceeds for Oregon Beef Council purposes, the amount deducted from the proceeds for federal assessments, and the amount deducted from the proceeds for brand inspection services.

(3) In accordance with the provisions of law, operators shall promptly pay directly to the State Department of Agriculture all contributions collected by them. [1959 c.685 §27; 1961 c.384 §2; 1963 c.590 §2a; 1981 c.248 §23; 1987 c.163 §2; 2003 c.604 §68]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 577—Oregon Beef Council, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors577.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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. Currency Information