Oregon Statutes - Chapter 586 - Warehouses; Grain and Commodity Inspection - Section 586.230 - State Department of Agriculture to inspect warehouses and records and make rules to enforce ORS 586.210 to 586.730.

(1) The State Department of Agriculture shall have the power to inspect public warehouses. The department shall investigate all complaints of fraud or injustice in the operation of public warehouses and the business practices of warehousemen licensed by the department and make all necessary rules and regulations for carrying out and enforcing the provisions of ORS 586.210 to 586.730.

(2) If sufficient funds are available, the department annually shall inspect at reasonable times any warehouse or storage facility where grain is stored, handled or received and any records kept by the owner or person in control of such warehouse or storage facility and pertaining to the operation thereof, in order to determine whether or not such facility should be licensed pursuant to this chapter. [Amended by 1955 c.731 §2; 1959 c.195 §2; 1961 c.445 §2; 1997 c.608 §4]

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