Oregon Statutes - Chapter 496 - Application, Administration and Enforcement of Wildlife Laws - Section 496.951 - Base fines for wildlife law violations.

(1) The base fine amount for a violation of wildlife laws or rules as described in ORS 496.992 (2) that is required in violation proceedings under ORS chapter 153 shall be as follows:

(a) Violations that do not involve the taking of wildlife, except for violations of the nonresident licensing provisions of ORS 497.102 and 497.121 and the provisions of ORS 496.994, $75.

(b) Violations that involve the taking of nongame mammals or game birds, and size or quantity limits for fish and shellfish, except salmon, steelhead trout and sturgeon, $150.

(c) Violations that involve the taking of salmon, steelhead trout, sturgeon, wildlife not otherwise provided for and all other wildlife offenses, $299.

(2) The base fine amount established under subsection (1) of this section includes the unitary assessment required under ORS 137.290 and the county assessment required under ORS 137.309.

(3) A court may not establish a base fine amount for a violation of an offense described in subsection (1) of this section other than the amount listed in this section. [1995 c.545 §4; 1997 c.19 §1; 1999 c.1051 §105]

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