2017 ORS 632.960¹
Appeal to department for classification
  • fee

Whenever any quantity of any horticultural or agricultural product has been inspected under ORS 632.940 (Inspection and classification of horticultural and agricultural products by department) and 632.955 (Investigation of complaint of purchaser’s misrepresentation of product) to 632.980 (Improper grading and incorrect certificates prohibited) and a question arises as to whether the certificate issued therefor shows the true grade, classification, quality or condition of such product, any interested person, subject to such regulations as the State Department of Agriculture may prescribe, may appeal the question to the department. The department is authorized to cause such investigation to be made and such tests to be applied as it may deem necessary and to determine and issue a finding as to the true grade or classification of the product or the quality or condition thereof. Whenever any appeal is taken to the department under this section it shall charge and assess and collect, or cause to be collected, a reasonable fee, to be fixed by it, which shall be refunded if the appeal is sustained. [Formerly 616.455]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Mandatory produce inspec­tion by Depart­ment of Agriculture under 1973 law, (1973) Vol 36, p 720

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 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 632, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano632.­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.