2011 ORS § 153.640¹
Disposition of fines for traffic offenses
  • circuit court

(1) If a circuit court enters a judgment of conviction for a traffic offense, the full amount of the fine imposed under the judgment is payable to the state if the conviction resulted from a prosecution arising out of an arrest or complaint made by an officer of the Oregon State Police or by any other enforcement officer employed by state government, as defined in ORS 174.111 (State government defined).

(2) If a circuit court enters a judgment of conviction for a traffic offense and the conviction resulted from a prosecution arising out of an arrest or complaint made by a sheriff, deputy sheriff, city police officer or any other enforcement officer employed by a local government, as defined in ORS 174.116 (Local government and local service district defined):

(a) The amount prescribed by ORS 153.633 (Distribution to state) (1) is payable to the state and must be deposited in the Criminal Fine Account;

(b) One-half of the amount remaining after any payment required by paragraph (a) of this subsection is payable to the local government that employs the enforcement officer; and

(c) One-half of the amount remaining after any payment required by paragraph (a) of this subsection is payable to the state. [2011 c.597 §47]