Oregon Statutes - Chapter 599 - Livestock Auction Markets; Stockyards; Auction Sales - Section 599.416 - Hearing on license application; notice; record of proceedings.

(1) Upon receipt of an application for license as provided in ORS 599.406 (1) and the fees prescribed in ORS 599.406 (3), the State Department of Agriculture shall establish a time, date and place for a public hearing on the application. The hearing shall be held not later than 30 days after receipt by the department of the application for license, but may be delayed upon request by the applicant, and shall be held in a city within the trade area proposed to be served by the applicant or, if requested by the applicant, at the departmentís location in Salem, Oregon.

(2) The hearing provided for in subsection (1) of this section shall be held in accordance with the provisions of ORS chapter 183 and in addition the department shall:

(a) Publish notice of the hearing in a newspaper of general circulation in the trade area proposed to be served by the applicant at least 10 days prior to such hearing.

(b) Forward notice of the hearing to all known interested persons and to all known incorporated livestock associations and livestock auction market associations in Oregon.

(3) The record of hearing shall contain proof of publication and notice required by subsection (2) of this section. [1971 c.578 §5; 1977 c.214 §8]

Section:  Previous  599.400  599.401  599.405  599.406  599.410  599.411  599.415  599.416  599.421  599.425  599.426  599.430  599.431  599.440  599.445  Next

Last modified: August 7, 2008