2015 ORS 633.364¹
Confidentiality of certain information supplied in application for registration
  • permissible use of information

(1) Information required under ORS 633.362 (Registration of fertilizer, agricultural amendment, agricultural mineral and lime products) (2)(f) and (g) and (6) is exempt from disclosure under ORS 192.410 (Definitions for ORS 192.410 to 192.505) to 192.505 (Exempt and nonexempt public record to be separated). The State Department of Agriculture may not divulge any information provided to the department in accordance with ORS 633.362 (Registration of fertilizer, agricultural amendment, agricultural mineral and lime products) (2)(f) and (g) and (6).

(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1) of this section, the department may use the information required under ORS 633.311 (Definitions for ORS 633.311 to 633.479) to 633.479 (Fertilizer Research Committee) for any administrative or enforcement action the department deems necessary. In addition, the department may:

(a) Accumulate and publish statistics from semiannual tonnage reports required by ORS 633.462 (Tonnage reports) in a manner that does not divulge the business operations of the person submitting a report;

(b) Consult with the Department of Environmental Quality or other state or federal agencies in regard to information provided under ORS 633.362 (Registration of fertilizer, agricultural amendment, agricultural mineral and lime products) (2)(f) and (g) to ensure compliance with applicable regulations; and

(c) Disclose data required under ORS 633.362 (Registration of fertilizer, agricultural amendment, agricultural mineral and lime products) (6) to experts for the purpose of evaluating product data submitted in support of registration. [2001 c.914 §23; 2009 c.97 §8; 2015 c.514 §9]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 633—Grades, Standards and Labels for Feeds, Soil Enhancers and Seeds, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors633.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.