2007 ORS § 14.140¹
Payment of costs

The cost of a change of venue on the ground set forth in ORS 14.110 (When place of trial may be changed) (1)(a) shall be paid by the plaintiff, and failure to pay such cost within 20 days after entry of the order for change of venue is ground for dismissal of the action or suit. The cost of a change of venue on any other grounds shall be paid by the applicant. The cost of a change of venue on any ground shall not be taxed as a part of the costs of the case; and the clerk may require payment of such costs before the transcript and papers are transmitted. [Amended by 1963 c.339 §2]