2015 ORS 603.034¹
Denial, suspension or revocation of license
  • multiple activities
  • license exemption

(1) In accordance with the provisions of ORS chapter 183, the State Department of Agriculture may suspend, revoke, or refuse to issue a license to any applicant or licensee whose establishment construction, equipment or sanitation does not meet the requirements of the State Meat Inspection Act as defined in ORS chapter 619, or of ORS 599.205 (Definitions) and this chapter, or of the rules promulgated thereunder.

(2) Notwithstanding the provisions of ORS chapter 183, upon conviction of a licensee of any violation of the State Meat Inspection Act, as defined in ORS chapter 619, or of any provisions of ORS 599.205 (Definitions) and this chapter, or of the rules promulgated thereunder, or upon determination by the department that a licensee has failed to maintain the surety bond or letter of credit required by ORS 603.025 (Licenses required) (3), the department is authorized to forthwith suspend or revoke such license. The department shall, by certified mail addressed to such licensee at the address shown on the license, render notice that such license has been revoked or suspended.

(3) Subject to ORS 603.025 (Licenses required), authority to carry on more than one type of activity at the same establishment shall be approved by the department only if there is compliance with the laws and rules applicable to each separate activity.

(4) ORS 599.205 (Definitions) and this chapter shall not require a person to obtain a license to slaughter on the person’s own premises a meat animal, owned by the person, for the person’s consumption or for consumption by members of the person’s household, nonpaying guests or employees. [1973 c.175 §5; 1975 c.703 §2; 1981 c.248 §27; 1991 c.331 §93; 2007 c.645 §3]

See annota­tions under ORS 603.033 in permanent edi­tion.


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 603—Meat Sellers and Slaughterers, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors603.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 603, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano603.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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