(1) The operators of all stockyards, slaughterhouses, packing plants and livestock auction markets shall deduct from the proceeds of sale owing by them to the respective owners of animals the assessments authorized by ORS 577.512.
(2) When an operator sends or gives any written statement to an owner or agent relating to the proceeds owing the owner, the operator shall include a statement of the amount deducted from the proceeds for Oregon Beef Council purposes, the amount deducted from the proceeds for federal assessments, and the amount deducted from the proceeds for brand inspection services.
(3) In accordance with the provisions of law, operators shall promptly pay directly to the State Department of Agriculture all contributions collected by them. [1959 c.685 §27; 1961 c.384 §2; 1963 c.590 §2a; 1981 c.248 §23; 1987 c.163 §2; 2003 c.604 §68]Section: Previous 577.430 577.440 577.450 577.460 577.510 577.511 577.512 577.520 577.525 577.530 577.531 577.532 577.535 577.540 577.550 Next
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