The following definitions apply to these division 8
(1) "Grant Review Team" means a
team that provides a technical review of each application. The Grant Review
Team shall be appointed by the Director, who shall endeavor to include the
following types of individuals: department staff; individuals with experience
in the meat industry (including industry associations and nonprofits with
knowledge of meat processing); individuals with experience in business
development, business expansion and finance; and representatives of other state
agencies or universities.
"Department" means the Oregon Department of Agriculture.
(3) "Director" means the director of the
Oregon Department of Agriculture.
(4) "Exotic animal" means any reindeer, elk,
deer, antelope, water buffalo, bison, buffalo, yak, or camelids.
(5) "Meat or meat product" has the definition
provided in ORS
(6) "Processing" means preparation or
slaughter of meat or meat products from exotic animals or amenable species,
excluding equines and poultry.
"Program of state inspection" means the Oregon Department of Agriculture's
inspection of establishments as authorized by Oregon Laws 2020, chapter
(8) "Project records" means all
records created or used in the course of implementing an approved Oregon Meat
Processing Infrastructure and Capacity Building Grant.
(9) "Rural area" means any area within the
state of Oregon except the urbanized portions of metropolitan statistical
areas, as determined by the U.S. Census Bureau.