(1)Before the State Forester or Director will issue final acceptance of timber sale contract requirements, a purchaser of state timber or logs must:
(a)Notify the appropriate agency of the delivery destination of all timber or logs purchased under that contract. Notification will be made in a form and manner prescribed by the State Forester or Director;
(b)Prior to selling, trading, exchanging or otherwise conveying unprocessed state timber or logs to any other person, the purchaser of state timber shall obtain a certification of the person’s eligibility to purchase state timber or logs and their intent to comply with the terms and conditions contained in this section. Certification will be made in a form and manner as prescribed by the agency and shall be forwarded to the State Forester or Director upon completion of the transaction. Obtaining a certification shall not relieve the purchaser’s responsibility to provide the State Forester or Director with an accounting of the delivery destination of that timber or logs.
(2)Any performance bond required by a state timber sale contract may be retained by the State Forester or Director until satisfactory notification of the state timber or logs delivery destination has been received by the State Forester or Director.
(3)Failure to provide the State Forester or Director with a final accounting of the delivery destination of state timber or logs will be considered a violation of these export regulations. Violators will be subject to the penalties contained in OAR 141-016-0035 (Purchaser Disqualification and Termination of Contracts).
Rule 141-016-0030 — Reporting Requirements,