ORS 618.051¹
Specifications and tolerances of commercial weights and measures
  • consideration of federal requirements
  • status of nonconforming weights and measures
  • rules

The State Department of Agriculture by rule shall prescribe the specifications, tolerances and other technical requirements applicable to commercial weights and measures within this state. In so doing the department shall take cognizance of those uniform requirements recommended by the National Institute of Standards and Technology and published in appropriate National Institute of Standards and Technology handbooks and supplements thereto. For the purposes of ORS 618.010 (Definitions) to 618.246 (Sale by weight required for certain food products), weights and measures are correct when in conformance with all applicable sections of ORS 618.010 (Definitions) to 618.246 (Sale by weight required for certain food products) and rules promulgated pursuant thereto. All other weights and measures are incorrect. [1973 c.293 §18; 2003 c.14 §369; 2005 c.22 §418]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 618—Weights and Measures, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors618.­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