2011 ORS § 471.155¹
Commissions licensing duties
  • bonds

(1) The Oregon Liquor Control Commission shall provide for the licensing of persons and cities within the state to manufacture, distribute, take orders for and sell spirits, wines, beer and other alcoholic liquors. Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, the holder of a brewery, winery, wholesale, warehouse, grower sales privilege or brewery-public house license or the holder of a wine self-distribution permit shall give, and at all times maintain on file with the commission, a bond with a corporate surety authorized to transact business in this state. The bond shall be in form and amount acceptable to the commission, shall be payable to the commission and conditioned that the licensee or permittee will pay any fine imposed for any violation of any provision of the Liquor Control Act and that the licensee or permittee will pay all license fees, privilege taxes, taxes imposed under ORS 473.045 (Tax on sale or use of agricultural products used by wineries) and other taxes on alcoholic liquors, together with penalties and interest thereon, levied or assessed against the licensee or permittee under statutes relating to the importation, manufacture, distribution, sale or taxation of alcoholic liquors in the State of Oregon.

(2) Under such conditions as the commission may prescribe, the holder of a brewery, winery, wholesale, warehouse, grower sales privilege or brewery-public house license or the holder of a wine self-distribution permit may deposit, in lieu of the bond required by subsection (1) of this section, the equivalent value in cash, bank letters of credit recognized by the State Treasurer or negotiable securities of a character approved by the State Treasurer. The deposit is to be made in a bank or trust company for the benefit of the commission. Interest on deposited funds or securities shall accrue to the depositor. [Formerly 471.210; 2007 c.637 §1; 2007 c.651 §5a]