2015 ORS 131.105¹
Timeliness of criminal actions

A criminal action must be commenced within the period of limitation prescribed in ORS 131.125 (Time limitations) to 131.155 (Tolling of statute). [1973 c.836 §5]

Notes of Decisions

For purposes of time limita­tions, "pros­e­cu­­tion" refers to crim­i­nal ac­tion itself rather than filing of accusatory instru­ment. Abbott v. Baldwin, 178 Or App 289, 36 P3d 516 (2001), Sup Ct review denied


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 131—Preliminary Provisions; Limitations; Jurisdiction; Venue; Criminal Forfeiture; Crime Prevention, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors131.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 131, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano131.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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