2017 ORS 825.260¹
Impoundment of vehicles unlawfully transporting hazardous wastes or substances

(1) In addition to any other enforcement measure allowed, if a person violates the provisions of ORS 466.080 (Rules for transportation of hazardous waste) or 825.258 (Rules for transportation of hazardous waste, hazardous material and PCB) or rules adopted by the Department of Transportation under ORS 466.080 (Rules for transportation of hazardous waste) or 825.258 (Rules for transportation of hazardous waste, hazardous material and PCB), the department may impound the person’s vehicle transporting, about to transport or that has transported hazardous waste, PCB or hazardous substance within the state. The department may charge a reasonable fee for the costs of impoundment and storage, if any, before releasing any vehicle to its owner.

(2) As used in this section and ORS 825.258 (Rules for transportation of hazardous waste, hazardous material and PCB):

(a) “Hazardous substance” includes any substance defined by the department as hazardous.

(b) “Hazardous waste” has the meaning given that term in ORS 466.005 (Definitions for ORS 453.635 and 466.005 to 466.385).

(c) “PCB” has the meaning given that term in ORS 466.505 (Definitions for ORS 466.505 to 466.530) when the PCB is a waste product of an industrial, commercial or other activity. [Formerly 767.458]

Chapter 825

(formerly chapter 767)

Notes of Decisions

Political subdivisions subject to pro­vi­sions of Public Contracts and Purchasing Law, [former] ORS chapter 279, are not re­quired to comply with it before entering into contracts for supplies or services of public utilities whose rates are regulated pursuant to this chapter (formerly ORS chapter 767). Bower Trucking and Whse. Co. v. Multnomah Cty., 35 Or App 427, 582 P2d 439 (1978)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Nonprofit opera­tion of van pools, (1978) Vol 38, p 1780

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 825—Motor Carriers, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors825.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 825, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano825.­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.