§ 578.010 Definitions
§ 578.020 Legislative findings; purpose of chapter
§ 578.025 Department oversight of commission; rules
§ 578.030 Oregon Wheat Commission; members; appointment process; rules
§ 578.040 Qualifications of members
§ 578.045 Declaration of vacancy when member ceases to qualify
§ 578.060 Removal of members; compensation of members; rules
§ 578.070 Officers of commission
§ 578.080 Meetings of commission
§ 578.090 Duties and powers of commission; rules
§ 578.100 Acceptance of grants, donations and gifts
§ 578.105 Intellectual property; rules
§ 578.110 Bond or letter of credit required of person authorized to receive or disburse commission moneys
§ 578.120 Appointment of administrator; duties; compensation
§ 578.130 Location of commission office
§ 578.135 Commission employees not subject to state personnel compensation plans; commission not subject to office space regulation; fees for administrative services; rules
§ 578.151 Preparation of commission budget; annual financial statements; expenditures
§ 578.155 Commission financial activity
§ 578.160 Services, facilities and materials furnished to and received from other state agencies
§ 578.170 Commission exempt from certain financial administration laws
§ 578.181 Cancellation of uncollectible assessments; subsequent collection
§ 578.190 Records and accounts of commission
§ 578.211 Levy and collection of assessment; commission rules regulating sales activities; disputes over assessment amounts; assessment rules
§ 578.216 Authority of commission to adopt rules authorizing refunds; effect
§ 578.221 Producer payment of assessment and reporting for certain sales
§ 578.251 Records of person required to pay assessment; inspections and audits
§ 578.255 Penalty for delaying transmittal of assessment moneys
§ 578.260 Penalty for failure to relinquish collected assessment moneys; civil action or other remedies
§ 578.990 Penalties

Terms Used In Oregon Statutes > Chapter 578

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Commercial channels: means the sale of grain for use as food, feed or seed, or any industrial or chemurgic use, when sold to any commercial buyer, dealer, processor or cooperative, or to any person, public or private, who resells any grain or product produced from grain. See Oregon Statutes 578.010
  • Commission: means the Oregon Wheat Commission. See Oregon Statutes 578.010
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Director: means the Director of Agriculture. See Oregon Statutes 578.010
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • First purchaser: means any person, corporation, association or partnership that buys grain from the producer in the first instance, or any lienholder, public or private, who may possess grain from the producer under any lien. See Oregon Statutes 578.010
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Grain: means barley, canola, corn, flaxseed, mustard, oats, rye, soybeans, grain sorghum, triticale, wheat and any other cereal grain for which standards are established or followed by the State Department of Agriculture. See Oregon Statutes 578.010
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • judicial department: means the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeals, the Oregon Tax Court, the circuit courts and all administrative divisions of those courts, whether denominated as boards, commissions, committees or departments or by any other designation. See Oregon Statutes 174.113
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Sale: includes any pledge or mortgage of grain, after harvest, to any person, public or private. See Oregon Statutes 578.010
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • State Treasury: includes those financial assets the lawful custody of which are vested in the State Treasurer and the office of the State Treasurer relating to the custody of those financial assets. See Oregon Statutes 174.100
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Violate: includes failure to comply. See Oregon Statutes 174.100