2017 ORS 633.655¹
When penalties not applicable

A person is not subject to the penalties of ORS 633.992 (Criminal penalties) for having sold, offered for sale, exposed for sale or transported in this state any agricultural, flower or vegetable seed, that:

(1) Is incorrectly labeled or represented as to kind and variety or origin, if the seeds cannot be identified except by a field test, when such person:

(a) Obtains an invoice or grower’s declaration stating the kind, or kind and variety, and origin, if required;

(b) Takes such invoice or grower’s declaration in good faith; and

(c) Takes such other precautions as are reasonable to ensure the identity of the seeds to be as stated.

(2) Does not conform to the label on the container, but is within the tolerances authorized by the director under ORS 633.680 (Establishment of standards of germination) (1). [1955 c.379 §21; 1971 c.489 §4; 2007 c.281 §11]

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 (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.