2015 ORS 133.060¹
Cited person to appear before magistrate
  • effect of failure to appear
  • arrest warrant

(1) A person who has been served with a criminal citation shall appear before a magistrate of the county in which the person was cited at the time, date and court specified in the citation, which shall not be later than 30 days after the date the citation was issued.

(2) If the cited person fails to appear at the time, date and court specified in the criminal citation, and a complaint or information is filed, the magistrate shall issue a warrant of arrest, upon application for its issuance, upon the person’s failure to appear. [1969 c.244 §5; 1983 c.661 §1; 1997 c.548 §1; 1999 c.1051 §55]

Notes of Decisions

Where police of­fi­cer issues crim­i­nal cita­tion, sub­se­quent filing of in­for­ma­­tion by district attorney is continua­tion of same pros­e­cu­­tion. State v. Anglin, 227 Or App 325, 206 P3d 193 (2009), Sup Ct review denied

Cita­tion that requires defendant to appear before magistrate more than 30 days after date on which cita­tion is issued is not invalid. State v. Robison, 233 Or App 90, 227 P3d 169 (2009), Sup Ct review denied


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 133—Arrest and Related Procedures; Search and Seizure; Extradition, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors133.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 133, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano133.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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