2013 ORS § 809.430¹
Notice of suspension, cancellation or revocation
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(1) When the Department of Transportation, as authorized or required, suspends, revokes or cancels driving privileges, a commercial driver license or the right to apply for driving privileges or a commercial driver license, it shall give notice under this section of such action to the person whose driving privileges, commercial driver license or right to apply is affected.

(2) Notice under this section shall state the nature and reason for the action and, in the case of a suspension, whether it was ordered by a court.

(3) If violation of a suspension or revocation would constitute the offense described in ORS 811.182 (Criminal driving while suspended or revoked), service of notice of the suspension or revocation under this section is accomplished by:

(a) Mailing the notice by certified mail, restricted delivery, return receipt requested, to the persons address as shown by driver licensing records of the department; or

(b) Personal service in the same manner as a summons is served in an action at law.

(4) Service of notice under this section for all other actions is accomplished by:

(a) Mailing the notice by first class mail to the persons address as shown by driver licensing records of the department; or

(b) Personal service in the same manner as a summons is served in an action at law. [1983 c.338 §355; 1989 c.636 §36; 1989 c.801 §1; 1991 c.695 §1; 1993 c.741 §83]

Note: The amendments to 809.430 (Notice of suspension, cancellation or revocation) by section 21, chapter 237, Oregon Laws 2013, become operative July 8, 2015. See section 50, chapter 237, Oregon Laws 2013. The text that is operative on and after July 8, 2015, is set forth for the users convenience.

809.430 (Notice of suspension, cancellation or revocation). (1) When the Department of Transportation, as authorized or required, suspends, revokes or cancels driving privileges, commercial driving privileges or the right to apply for driving privileges or commercial driving privileges, the department shall give notice under this section of such action to the person whose driving privileges, commercial driving privileges or right to apply is affected.

(2) Notice under this section shall state the nature and reason for the action and, in the case of a suspension, whether it was ordered by a court.

(3) If violation of a suspension or revocation would constitute the offense described in ORS 811.182 (Criminal driving while suspended or revoked), service of notice of the suspension or revocation under this section is accomplished by:

(a) Mailing the notice by certified mail, restricted delivery, return receipt requested, to the persons address as shown by driver licensing records of the department; or

(b) Personal service in the same manner as a summons is served in an action at law.

(4) Service of notice under this section for all other actions is accomplished by:

(a) Mailing the notice by first class mail to the persons address as shown by driver licensing records of the department; or

(b) Personal service in the same manner as a summons is served in an action at law.