ORS 135.983¹
Court inquiry into defendant’s immigration status prohibited

(1) The court may not inquire into a defendant’s immigration status, and may not require a defendant to disclose the defendant’s immigration status, at any time during a criminal proceeding.

(2) Subsection (1) of this section does not prohibit a defendant from knowingly and voluntarily disclosing to the court the defendant’s immigration status at any time during the criminal proceeding. [2019 c.437 §2]

Note: 135.983 (Court inquiry into defendant’s immigration status prohibited) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 135 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 135—Arraignment and Pretrial Provisions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors135.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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