ORS 596.402¹
Authority to summarily quarantine areas
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(1) The State Department of Agriculture may also summarily quarantine any legally described area of this state and prohibit or otherwise restrict any movement of livestock, vehicles, persons or things into or out of the area as the department deems necessary for the eradication or control of a disease in the area, or for the prevention of the spread of a disease into other areas of this state.

(2) No later than seven days after imposing a quarantine under this section, the department shall give notice of the quarantine by publication in a newspaper of general circulation in the quarantine area and by one or more additional methods that reasonably ensure that affected persons and other members of the public have knowledge of the quarantine.

(3) The provisions of ORS 561.510 (Quarantines) to 561.560 (Emergency quarantine) do not apply to quarantines imposed under this section. [1953 c.689 §7; 1955 c.557 §27; 2015 c.203 §20]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 596—Disease Control Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors596.­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.
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