2015 ORS 609.135¹
Applicability of ORS 609.156, 609.162 and 609.168

(1) ORS 609.156 (Opportunity to request hearing), 609.162 (Guidelines for imposing remedial measures, civil penalties or other sanctions) and 609.168 (Microchip identification of dog) apply in every county having a dog control program.

(2) Except as provided under subsections (1) and (3) of this section, ORS 609.135 (Applicability of ORS 609.156, 609.162 and 609.168) to 609.190 (Subrogation of county paying claim) apply in every county having a dog control program except as otherwise provided by county charter or ordinance. Except as provided under subsections (1) and (3) of this section, the provisions of ORS 609.135 (Applicability of ORS 609.156, 609.162 and 609.168) to 609.190 (Subrogation of county paying claim) do not limit the powers of cities or counties to adopt ordinances and regulations relating to the control of dogs.

(3) ORS 609.162 (Guidelines for imposing remedial measures, civil penalties or other sanctions) (2) does not eliminate or restrict the ability of a county to adopt a charter or ordinance that is contrary to ORS 609.163 (Enhanced civil penalties for habitual violators). Notwithstanding any county charter or ordinance, a notice of determination sent under ORS 609.156 (Opportunity to request hearing) (2) or after a full and fair hearing shall be sent as provided under ORS 609.158 (Hearing process) (4). [1999 c.756 §9a]

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Atty. Gen. Opinions

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1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 609—Dogs; Exotic Animals; Dealers, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors609.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 609, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano609.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.