(1)In addition to any other penalty provided by law, any person who fails to comply with any of the following may incur a civil penalty in the amount adopted under ORS 527.685 (Civil penalty considerations):
(a)The requirements of ORS 527.670 (Commencement of operations), 527.672 (Aerial herbicide applications), 527.676 (Leaving snags and downed logs in harvest type 2 or 3 units), 527.740 (Harvest type 3 limitations), 527.750 (Exceeding harvest type 3 size limitation) or 527.755 (Scenic highways).
(b)The terms or conditions of any order of the State Forester issued in accordance with ORS 527.680 (Violation by operator).
(c)Any rule or standard of the State Board of Forestry adopted or issued pursuant to ORS 527.710 (Duties and powers of board).
(d)Any term or condition of a written waiver, or prior approval granted by the State Forester pursuant to the rules adopted under ORS 527.710 (Duties and powers of board).
(2)Imposition or payment of a civil penalty under this section shall not be a bar to actions alleging trespass under ORS 105.810 (Treble damages for injury to or removal of produce, trees or shrubs), nor to actions under ORS 161.635 (Fines for misdemeanors) or 161.655 (Fines for corporations) seeking to recover an amount based on the gain resulting from individual or corporate criminal violations. [1987 c.919 §24; 1995 s.s. c.3 §39i; 1996 c.9 §11; 2003 c.740 §6; 2015 c.833 §23]_______________
Atty. Gen. Opinions
Authority of State Forester to enter private lands to administer Forest Practices Act, (1978) Vol 38, p 17