Small Watercraft

ORS 830.998
Penalty for failing to stop at an aquatic invasive species check station


(1)

A person who is transporting a recreational or commercial watercraft and fails to stop and submit to an inspection or complete the ordered decontamination at an aquatic invasive species check station operated by the State Department of Fish and Wildlife, the State Marine Board or the State Department of Agriculture as provided under ORS 830.589 (Watercraft check stations) commits a Class D violation.

(2)

Notwithstanding ORS 153.042 (Citations generally), a peace officer may issue a citation under subsection (1) of this section when the conduct alleged to constitute a violation has not taken place in the presence of the peace officer, if the peace officer has reasonable grounds to believe that the conduct constitutes a violation on the basis of information received from an employee of an agency authorized to operate an aquatic invasive species check station who observed the violation. [Subsections (1) and (2) of 2011 Edition formerly 570.990 (Penalties)(2) and (3); 2019 c.154 §14]
Note: 830.998 (Penalty for failing to stop at an aquatic invasive species check station) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 830 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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Mar. 11, 2023