Or. Admin. R. 603-017-0920 - Schedule of Civil Penalties

In addition to any penalty available under ORS 561.190 or 628.990, the Department may impose a civil penalty with respective amounts for:

(1) Owning, operating, or offering the services of any refrigerated locker plant without obtaining a license as explained in ORS 628.220 for each place of business from the Department. Penalty - $5,000 to $10,000.
(2) Failure to conspicuously display the license in the licensed plant at all times pursuant to ORS 628.220. Penalty - $100.
(3) Operating a refrigerated locker business at any address other than the address stated in the application submitted pursuant to ORS 628.230. Penalties:
(a) Minor - $100 to $3,500;
(b) Moderate - $3,501 to $7,000; or
(c) Major - $7,001 to $10,000.
(4) Permitting a person who has a communicable or infectious disease to work in or about any refrigerated locker plant, or to handle any food in connection with the operation of such plant in violation of ORS 628.270(2). Penalty - $500 to $5,000.
(5) Interference with a lawful inspection under authority of ORS 628.280. Penalty - $5,000 to $10,000.
(6) Failure to maintain sanitary and safety requirements of ORS 628.290. Penalties:
(a) Minor - $1,000 to $4,000;
(b) Moderate - $4,001 to $7,000; or
(c) Major - $7,001 to $10,000.
(7) Failure to maintain adequate equipment, temperatures, or records as required in ORS 628.300. Penalty - $500 to $5,000.
(8) Failure to use nontoxic ink or other harmless substance to apply marks directly to meat or other food products as explained in ORS 628.310. Penalty - $100 to $5,000.
(9) Failure to identify any fresh carcass meats with a suitable tag or stamp, and place all meats that have not been previously chilled in a chill room for at least 24 hours before removal to the cutting room as explained in ORS 628.330. Penalty - $100 to $5,000.
(10) Failure to handle fish and wild game consistent with the provisions of ORS 628.340. Penalty - $500 to $5,000.


Or. Admin. R. 603-017-0920
DOA 2-2013, f. & cert. ef. 2-7-13

Stat. Auth.: ORS 561.190, 628.350, 628.995

Stat. Implemented: ORS 628.995

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