ORS 783.990¹

(1) Violation of ORS 783.510 (Enticement of seamen to desert or leave ship), 783.520 (Harboring and secretion of seamen) or 783.610 (Offenses relating to buoys and beacons) is a Class B misdemeanor.

(2) Violation of ORS 783.530 (Receipt of compensation from seaman for furnishing employment), 783.550 (Unauthorized boarding of nonpassenger vessel) or 783.580 (Tugboat operator refusing to tow) is a Class C misdemeanor.

(3) Violation of ORS 783.560 (Arrest of officers and seamen for debt prohibited) by any officer is a Class D violation.

(4) Violation of ORS 783.590 (Lowering of smokestacks of vessels navigating upper Willamette) and injury or damage of any bridge across the Willamette River for want of the appliances described in ORS 783.590 (Lowering of smokestacks of vessels navigating upper Willamette) is a Class A violation.

(5) Violation of ORS 783.620 (Discharge of ballast in navigable waters) is a Class A misdemeanor. [Amended by 1953 c.113 §2; 1997 c.249 §224; 1999 c.1051 §227; 2011 c.597 §304]

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Notes of Decisions

There is nothing in this chapter which provides for different pro­ce­dures where owners of vessel are named in complaint as well as vessel itself. Paddack v. Rasmussen, 59 Or App 290, 650 P2d 1036 (1982), aff’d 294 Or 599, 660 P2d 677 (1983)

Procedures provided by this chapter meet funda­mental due process require­ments of adequate notice and opportunity to be heard. Rocky B. Fisheries v. North Bend Fabrica­tion & Machines, Inc., 66 Or App 625, 676 P2d 319 (1984), Sup Ct review denied

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 783—Liabilities and Offenses Connected With Shipping and Navigation; Shipbreaking; Ballast Water, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors783.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 783, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano783.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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. Currency Information