2017 ORS 607.992¹
Penalties

(1) A person that intentionally, knowingly or recklessly violates a provision of this chapter is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.

(2) Except as provided in subsection (3) of this section, a person that violates a provision of this chapter, but does not act intentionally, knowingly or recklessly, commits a Class B violation.

(3)(a) A person that violates ORS 607.045 (Livestock at large in livestock districts), but does not act intentionally, knowingly or recklessly, commits a Class D violation if the person does not have a previous conviction for a violation of ORS 607.045 (Livestock at large in livestock districts). As used in this paragraph, “previous conviction” means a conviction entered before the commission of the current violation of ORS 607.045 (Livestock at large in livestock districts).

(b) Notwithstanding ORS 153.019 (Presumptive fines) or any other requirement pertaining to Class D violation fine amounts, the presumptive fine for a violation described in this subsection is $60. [1967 c.113 §3 (enacted in lieu of 607.990); 2013 c.312 §5]

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Chapter 607

Notes of Decisions

The state owed no duty to remove livestock from the highway in an “open area.” Turrini v. Gulick, 16 Or App 167, 517 P2d 1230 (1974), Sup Ct review denied

This chapter is a legislative determina­tion that there is no duty to keep livestock off high­ways in “open range” areas unless specifically provided. Turrini v. Gulick, 16 Or App 167, 517 P2d 1230 (1974), Sup Ct review denied

Although Oregon grazing law permits livestock to roam freely and graze at will in any area not designated as livestock district, Willamette Na­tional Forest is not open range. Bilderback v. United States, 558 F Supp 903 (1982)

Law Review Cita­tions

8 WLJ 183 (1972)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 607—Livestock Districts; Stock Running at Large, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors607.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 607, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano607.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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.