(1) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (2) of this section, every person who violates or procures, aids or abets violation of this chapter and any person who refuses or fails to obey any order, decision or rule, made under or pursuant to this chapter commits a Class A traffic violation.
(2) Knowingly violating an out-of-service notice issued under authority of the Department of Transportation is a Class A misdemeanor.
(3) A person is subject to the penalties under subsection (4) of this section if the person knowingly:
(a) Transports any hazardous waste listed under ORS 466.005 or rules adopted thereunder to a facility that does not have appropriate authority to receive the waste under ORS 466.005 to 466.385 and 466.992.
(b) Disposes of any hazardous waste listed under ORS 466.005 or rules adopted thereunder without appropriate authority under ORS 466.005 to 466.385 and 466.992.
(c) Materially violates terms of any permit or authority issued to the person under this chapter or ORS 466.005 to 466.385 and 466.992 in the transporting or disposing of hazardous waste.
(d) Makes any false material statement or representation in any application, label, manifest, record, report, permit or other document filed, maintained or used for purposes of compliance with requirements under this chapter for the safe transportation of hazardous wastes.
(e) Fails to include material information required under rules of the Department of Transportation in any application for any permit or authority to transport hazardous waste under this chapter.
(f) Violates any rules adopted by the Department of Transportation concerning the transportation of hazardous wastes.
(4) Subject to ORS 153.022, violation of subsection (3) of this section is subject to the penalty of a fine of not more than $10,000 for each day of violation, imprisonment of not more than six months, or both. [Subsections (1) and (2) formerly 767.990; subsections (3) and (4) formerly 767.993; 1999 c.1051 §233]
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