2017 ORS 632.460¹
Establishment of grades, branding and packing requirements
  • rules

(1) The State Department of Agriculture may establish by rule, as provided in ORS chapter 183, grades for horticultural products and branding and packing requirements as are deemed necessary.

(2) Except as expressly provided in ORS 632.450 (Definitions for ORS 632.450 to 632.485) to 632.485 (Enforcement), all grades and requirements relating to fruits and vegetables in effect on June 14, 1941, shall so remain unless changed under the authority conferred by ORS 632.450 (Definitions for ORS 632.450 to 632.485) to 632.485 (Enforcement).

(3) The use of grade standards authorized to be established by this section is not mandatory unless otherwise specifically provided by law. However, the deceptive use or misuse of any grade standards is unlawful. [Formerly 616.515; 1979 c.91 §2]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 632—Production, Grading and Labeling Standards for Agricultural and Horticultural Products, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors632.­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.