Oregon Statutes - Chapter 618 - Weights and Measures - Section 618.036 - Establishing weights and measures system; use of federal system.

The State Department of Agriculture may utilize, for all commercial purposes in this state, either that system of weights and measures customarily used in the United States or the metric system of weights and measures. In prescribing the basic units of weight and measure, tables of weight and measure, weight and measure equivalents, specifications, tolerances and other technical requirements for commercial weighing and measuring devices, the department shall recognize those published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and they shall be applicable to weighing and measuring equipment and transactions in this state. [1973 c.293 §15; 2003 c.14 §367]

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