2011 ORS § 51.460¹
Oath and undertaking
  • amount of undertaking

Before entering upon the duties of the office of constable, the person selected shall qualify by filing with the county clerk an oath of office subscribed and to the same effect as required of a justice of the peace, and also an official undertaking, duly approved as in the case of a justice of the peace, in the penal sum of $2,500; provided, that the official undertaking of a constable of any justice of the peace district in which is located the county seat, or any part thereof, shall be in such greater penal sum, not exceeding $10,000, as the county court or board of county commissioners shall designate. [Amended by 1965 c.624 §4; 1995 c.658 §61]