2017 ORS 824.090¹
Department to set standards for safe transportation of hazardous wastes
  • rules
  • civil penalty

(1) The Department of Transportation shall adopt rules setting standards for the safe transportation of hazardous wastes, as defined in ORS 466.005 (Definitions for ORS 453.635 and 466.005 to 466.385), by all transporters.

(2) The authority granted under this section:

(a) Is in addition to any other authority granted the department.

(b) Does not supersede the authority of the Energy Facility Siting Council to regulate the transportation of radioactive materials under ORS 469.550 (Order for halt of plant operations or activities with radioactive material), 469.563 (Court orders for enforcement), 469.603 (Intent to regulate transportation of radioactive material) to 469.619 (State Department of Energy to make federal regulations available) and 469.992 (Civil penalties).

(3) In addition to any other penalty for violation of a rule adopted under this section, the department, in the manner provided in ORS 183.745 (Civil penalty procedures), may impose a civil penalty of not more than $10,000 for violation of a rule adopted under this section. Each day of noncompliance with a rule is a separate violation.

(4) As used in this section, “transporter” has the meaning given that term in ORS 466.005 (Definitions for ORS 453.635 and 466.005 to 466.385). [Formerly 761.415; 1997 c.275 §14]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 824—Railroads, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors824.­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.