2017 ORS 624.992¹
Civil penalty
  • rules

(1) In addition to any other penalty provided by law, the Oregon Health Authority may impose a civil penalty on any person for violation of ORS 624.020 (License) (1), 624.060 (Inspection and reinspection of restaurants and bed and breakfast facilities) (1), 624.060 (Inspection and reinspection of restaurants and bed and breakfast facilities) (4), 624.070 (Examination of food and drink samples), 624.073 (Revocation, suspension or refusal of license), 624.320 (License requirement for commissary, warehouse, mobile unit or vending machine), 624.370 (Inspection of commissary, warehouse, mobile unit or vending machine), 624.425 (Diseased persons working in commissary or mobile unit) or 624.430 (Fee payment) or rules adopted under ORS 624.010 (Definitions for ORS 624.010 to 624.121) to 624.121 (State Food Service Advisory Committee) or 624.355 (Rules).

(2) After public hearing, the authority by rule shall adopt objective criteria for establishing the civil penalty that may be imposed under subsection (1) of this section.

(3) Civil penalties under subsection (1) of this section shall be imposed in the manner provided by ORS 183.745 (Civil penalty procedures).

(4) A local public health authority delegated civil penalty power under an intergovernmental agreement described in ORS 624.510 (Intergovernmental agreements with local public health authorities) shall implement that power in accordance with protocols and limits established by the Oregon Health Authority by rule. The local public health authority’s civil penalty power applies only to imminent and present dangers to public health and to operation without a license. [1995 c.578 §14; 2001 c.975 §10; 2003 c.309 §20; 2009 c.595 §1038]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 624—Food Service Facilities, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors624.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.