(1) Any person who violates any provision the
Oregon Seed Law or the terms or conditions of any final order issued by the
department under the Oregon Seed Law shall be subject to any penalty or
enforcement action allowable under the Oregon Seed Law, including, but not
necessarily limited to, a Notice of Violation, a Notice of Civil Penalty with a
civil penalty not to exceed $10,000 per violation, probation, and suspension or
revocation of their seed dealer's license. The department shall provide notice
and the right to contested case hearing in accordance with ORS
183.550 for all final
orders issued under the Oregon Seed Law.
(2) The rules contained in chapter 603,
division 56 shall apply to all department action that is commenced after the
effective date of the rules. If the Department has commenced an action prior to
the effective date of these rules, but a final order has not yet been issued,
the rules in effect at the time of the commencement of the action will apply.
An action is commenced when the Department serves a Notice of Violation or
Notice of Civil Penalty or other order on a person.
Or. Admin. R.
9-2020, adopt filed 07/14/2020, effective
Statutory/Other Authority: ORS
Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS