Chapter 600 — Swine

 

2017 EDITION

 

 

SWINE

 

ANIMALS

 

600.010     Definitions

 

600.095     Garbage used in feeding swine

 

600.105     Summary quarantine of swine being fed impermissible garbage or offal

 

600.120     Jurisdiction of courts; restraining violation

 

600.150     Prohibition against restrictive confinement

 

600.990     Penalties

 

      600.010 Definitions. As used in ORS 600.095 and 600.105:

      (1) “Garbage” means waste accumulations of vegetable matter.

      (2) “Offal” means animal tissue of any kind and from any source. [Amended by 1953 c.384 §7; 1971 c.78 §1; 2001 c.21 §2]

 

      600.020 [Repealed by 2001 c.21 §7]

 

      600.030 [Amended by 1953 c.384 §7; 1979 c.499 §14; repealed by 2001 c.21 §7]

 

      600.040 [Repealed by 2001 c.21 §7]

 

      600.050 [Repealed by 2001 c.21 §7]

 

      600.060 [Amended by 1961 c.425 §9; repealed by 2001 c.21 §7]

 

      600.070 [Amended by 1953 c.384 §7; 1971 c.78 §2; repealed by 2001 c.21 §7]

 

      600.080 [Amended by 1953 c.384 §7; repealed by 2001 c.21 §7]

 

      600.090 [Repealed by 2001 c.21 §7]

 

      600.095 Garbage used in feeding swine. A person may feed garbage to swine only if the garbage is:

      (1) Accumulated from the domestic household of the person;

      (2) Solely from a fruit or vegetable cannery, processing plant or sorting establishment;

      (3) Solely from a bakery; or

      (4) A combination of garbage types allowed under this section. [2001 c.21 §1]

 

      600.100 [Amended by 1953 c.384 §7; 1971 c.78 §3; repealed by 2001 c.21 §7]

 

      600.105 Summary quarantine of swine being fed impermissible garbage or offal. The State Department of Agriculture may summarily quarantine any swine that are being fed garbage not described under ORS 600.095 or offal. The powers conferred upon the department by ORS 596.388 to 596.416 may be exercised by the department in aid of the quarantine. [1955 c.187 §2; 2001 c.21 §3]

 

      600.110 [Amended by 1953 c.384 §7; repealed by 2001 c.21 §7]

 

      600.120 Jurisdiction of courts; restraining violation. (1) Justice courts and municipal courts acting as justice courts have concurrent jurisdiction with circuit courts of all prosecutions arising under ORS 600.095 or a quarantine imposed under ORS 600.105.

      (2) In addition to any penalty provided by ORS 600.990, the circuit court is vested with jurisdiction to restrain any violation, or threatened violation, of ORS 600.095 or a quarantine imposed under ORS 600.105 upon suit by the State Department of Agriculture. In any such suit the district attorney of the county where the suit is instituted shall represent the department, or the Attorney General may represent the department in the suit. [Amended by 2001 c.21 §4]

 

      600.150 Prohibition against restrictive confinement. (1) As used in this section:

      (a) “Pig” means a porcine animal of a type maintained as livestock.

      (b) “Turning around freely” means having the ability to turn in a complete circle in an enclosure without an impediment, including a tether, and without touching any side of the enclosure.

      (2) A person commits the offense of restrictive confinement of a pregnant pig if the person confines a pregnant pig for more than 12 hours during any 24-hour period in a manner that prevents the pregnant pig from:

      (a) Lying down and fully extending its limbs; or

      (b) Turning around freely.

      (3) Subsection (2) of this section does not apply to a pregnant pig:

      (a) That is being transported;

      (b) In a rodeo exhibition, a state or county fair exhibition or a similar exhibition;

      (c) During the slaughtering process;

      (d) During lawful scientific or agricultural research;

      (e) During an examination, operation or test by a veterinarian or during temporary treatment for veterinary purposes; or

      (f) In the seven-day period before the pig farrows.

      (4) The offense of restrictive confinement of a pregnant pig is a Class A violation. [2007 c.722 §1]

 

      600.990 Penalties. Subject to ORS 153.022, notwithstanding ORS 596.990, violation of ORS 600.095, a quarantine imposed under ORS 600.105 or a rule or regulation of the State Department of Agriculture relating to the feeding of swine is a Class A misdemeanor. [Amended by 1999 c.1051 §319; 2001 c.21 §5; 2011 c.597 §244]

 

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