Trade Practices and Antitrust Regulation

ORS 646.990
Penalties


(1)

A person, firm or corporation, whether acting as principal, agent, officer or director, commits a Class B misdemeanor for each violation of a provision of ORS 646.010 (Designation and scope of ORS 646.010 to 646.180) to 646.180 (Illegal contracts).

(2)

Violation of ORS 646.725 (Prohibited acts) or 646.730 (Monopolies prohibited) is a Class A misdemeanor.

(3)

Violation of ORS 646.910 (Sale of gasoline blended with alcohol prohibited unless mixture meets federal specifications or requirements) is a Class D violation.

(4)

Violation of a rule that the State Department of Agriculture adopts under ORS 646.915 (Requirement to display on fuel dispensing devices names and concentrations of oxygenates in certain blended gasolines) is a Class D violation.

(5)

Violation of ORS 646.920 (Wholesale dealer) is a Class D violation.

(6)

A person that violates ORS 646.930 (Motor vehicle fuel prices) commits a Class C misdemeanor. [Amended by 1953 c.391 §2; 1967 c.144 §2; 1967 c.599 §4; subsection (8) enacted as 1969 c.395 §2; 1971 c.744 §24; 1975 c.255 §15; subsection (4) enacted as 1975 c.255 §16 (1); 1985 c.251 §28; subsection (4) enacted as 1985 c.468 §2 (2); subsection (5) enacted as 1985 c.468 §3 (3); subsection (6) enacted as 1985 c.468 §4 (2); subsection (7) enacted as 1985 c.751 §1 (4); subsection (3) enacted as 1987 c.888 §5; 1999 c.1051 §213; 2011 c.597 §258; 2017 c.141 §4]

Law Review Citations

51 OLR 344 (1972)

Chapter 646

Notes of Decisions

Subject matter regulated by this chapter is not "preempted" by Federal Robinson-Patman Act so as to render this chapter invalid. W. J. Seufert v. Nat. Restaurant Supply Co., 266 Or 92, 511 P2d 363 (1973)

Whether an injunction should issue when a court finds a violation of the Act is a matter of discretion. State ex rel Johnson v. International Harvester Co., 25 Or App 9, 548 P2d 176 (1976)

This chapter imposes no affirmative duty to inform customers of rates in absence of request, but prohibits making information about prices available to some customers and not others. Wildish Sand & Gravel v. Northwest Natural Gas Co., 103 Or App 215, 796 P2d 1237 (1990), Sup Ct review denied


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