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Laws and regulations

Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS)

ORS Chapter 561, State Department of Agriculture
General Oregon Department of Agriculture regulations.
ORS Chapter 616, General and Miscellaneous Provisions
Unit Pricing Sections:  616.850 - 616.996
Includes regulations on unit pricing requirements and exemptions.
ORS Chapter 618, Weights and Measures
Weights and measures regulations including authority for licensing and testing, requirements related to using scales and meters in commercial trade, and packaging and labeling requirements.
ORS Chapter 646, Trade Practices and Antitrust Regulation
Vehicle Fuels Sections:  646.905 - 646.992
Includes regulations on blended gasoline, octane ratings, labeling, documentation, and fuel testing authority.

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Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR)

OAR 603-027, Sale by Weight or Measure
Regulations including requirements for scale and meter license fees, packaging and labeling, method of sale of commodities, motor fuel quality, weighing and measuring device specifications and tolerances, NTEP requirements, and Placed in Service Requirements.

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Adopted handbooks

NIST Handbook 44, 2010 Edition
Specifications, Tolerances, and Other Technical Requirements for Weighing and Measuring Devices
Adopted thru OAR 603-027-0635
NIST Handbook 130, 2006 Edition
Uniform Laws and Regulations in Areas of Legal Metrology and Engine Fuel Quality
  • "Uniform Packaging and Labeling Regulations" adopted thru OAR 603-027-0105
  • "Uniform Regulation for the Method of Sale of Commodities" adopted thru OAR 603-027-0206
  • "Examination Procedure for Price Verification" adopted thru OAR 603-027-0180
NIST Handbook 133, 2009 Edition
Checking the Net Contents of Packaged Goods
Adopted thru OAR 603-027-0170

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