2007 ORS § 805.202¹
Limitations on number of different kinds of special registration plates

(1) As used in this section, "special registration plate" means a registration plate issued by the Department of Transportation:

(a) For which a surcharge is imposed in order to raise money for an entity other than the department;

(b) That is not a plate issued under ORS 805.105 (Veterans' recognition plates) or 805.205 (Issuance of special plates for certain groups);

(c) That is not an elected official plate issued under ORS 805.220 (Elected official plates); and

(d) That is not a customized plate issued under ORS 805.240 (Customized plates).

(2) The Legislative Assembly may not require the Department of Transportation to offer more than three kinds of special registration plates at any one time. At any time the department is offering three kinds of special registration plates, any bill enacted by the Legislative Assembly that requires the department to issue a new kind of special registration plate shall include a provision requiring the department to eliminate at least one kind of special registration plate.

(3) When the department eliminates a kind of special registration plate in accordance with the provisions of a law described in subsection (2) of this section, the department shall continue to issue the plate until the new plate is available. When the new plate is available, the department shall destroy the remaining stock of the eliminated plate. [2003 c.409 §2; 2007 c.564 §6]