Oregon Statutes - Chapter 452 - Vector and Weed Control - Section 452.530 - Administration and enforcement; dissemination of information.

(1) Notwithstanding any other provisions of law the department shall administer and enforce the provisions of ORS 452.510 to 452.590.

(2) The department may make all rules and regulations for the administration of ORS 452.510 to 452.590, and provide the necessary forms to carry those sections into effect. This includes the authority necessary to promulgate regulations affecting persons and property before, during or after the department has detected, controlled or destroyed ragweed and to prevent the spreading or regrowth of the weed.

(3) The department may cooperate with federal agencies, the Oregon State University, extension service, the Department of Human Services and all other public and private agencies or organizations in the administration of ORS 452.510 to 452.590. The department shall publish and furnish information and advice concerning the control of ragweed, the injurious consequences of ragweed pollen and the necessity of preventing the further spread of this obnoxious weed. [1957 c.450 §§3,4,9]

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