The following exceptions and amendments are made to said
handbook identified in OAR 603-027-0635:
(1) General Code: Section G-UR. User
Requirements. In the last sentence of subsection G-UR.4.1 "Maintenance of
Equipment", change "device user" to "device owner or operator".
(a) Section UR.3. User Requirements. At the
end of subsection UR.3.3 "Single-Draft Vehicle Weighing", of the Scale Code in
said handbook, add a new paragraph (c): "(c) The requirements of this rule
apply only to new or used vehicle scales installed after August 13,
(b) Section UR.3. User
Requirements. At the end of subsection UR.3.7.(a) add "and domestic solid
Add a new subsection
UR.3.3.1. "Multiple-Draft Vehicle Weighing," to the Scale Code in said
handbook: "UR.3.3.1. Multiple Draft Vehicle Weighing." A vehicle scale
installed and in use for weighing highway vehicles prior to August 13, 1975,
may, at its then existing location, continue to be used for commercially
weighing a highway vehicle or a coupled highway vehicle in multiple-draft
rather than a single draft if:
(A) The vendor
and vendee to the weighing transaction or an agent of either with written
authority to consent to the transaction, agree in writing to a multiple-draft
weight determination and provide written disclosure of the multiple-draft
weight determination for the information of third parties to the weighing
transaction, in a manner prescribed by the Department;
(B) At least one of the approaches to such a
scale is straight, level and in the same plane as the scale platform and the
weight determination is made using that approach; and
(C) The vehicle weight is limited or
distributed on the scale platform so as not to exceed the manufacturer's rated
sectional capacity for such a scale.
(d) Non-price-computing non-electronic
mechanical scales of 50 kilograms (110 pounds) capacity or less that meet other
Scale Code design, performance, marking and user requirements are exempt from
ACCURACY CLASS MARKING under Section S.5. provided that devices intended for
Class III applications excluding retail precious metals and semi-precious gem
weighing under Table 7a. of Scale Code Section UR.1.1(a) shall have a minimum
of 240 scale divisions.
Appendix D Definitions.
(a) Direct Sale. Replace with the following:
"A sale in which both parties in the transaction are present when the quantity
is being determined."
Remanufactured device. At the end of the Remanufactured device definition add
"by a remanufacturer."
Remanufacturer. Add the following definition: "Remanufacturer. A company or
individual who produces remanufactured devices or remanufactured main elements
Hydrocarbon Gas Vapor-Measuring Devices Code. Section 3.33. Add a new
subsection "N.7. Leak Test" to the Hydrocarbon Gas Vapor-Measuring Devices Code
in said handbook: "N.7. Leak Test. Each hydrocarbon gas vapor-measuring device
shall be submitted to a pressure leak test not to exceed the manufacturer's
maximum rated pressure."
Or. Admin. R.
AD 1010(23-73), f.
12-20-73, ef. 1-11-74; AD 1050(40-74), f. 11-20-74, ef. 12-11-74; AD
1056(2-75), f. 4-16-75, ef. 12-11-74; AD 6-1977, f. & ef. 3-21-77; AD
9-1979, f. & ef. 8-16-79; AD 12-1981, f. & ef. 7-6-81; AD 2-1986, f.
& ef. 1-21-86; AD 9-1988, f. & cert. ef. 12-15-88; AD 8-1990, f. &
cert. ef. 4-5-90; AD 3-1992, f. & cert. ef. 4-9-92; AD 12-1996, f. &
cert. ef. 12-10-966; DOA 8-2000, f. & cert. ef. 3-29-00; DOA 9-2002, f.
& cert. ef. 2-15-02; DOA 10-2002, f. & cert. ef. 3-7-02; DOA 11-2004,
f. & cert. ef. 3-26-04; DOA 20-2004, f. & cert. ef. 6-28-04; DOA
3-2007, f. & cert. ef. 2-2-07
Tables referenced are available from the agency.
Publications: Publications referenced are available from the
Stat. Auth.: ORS 561 & 618
Stats. Implemented: ORS