2017 ORS 136.633¹
Immunity of witness from arrest or service of process

(1) If a person comes into this state in obedience to a summons directing the person to attend and testify in this state the person shall not while in this state pursuant to such summons be subject to arrest or the service of process, civil or criminal, in connection with matters which arose before the entrance of the person into this state under the summons.

(2) If a person passes through this state while going to another state in obedience to a summons to attend and testify in that state or while returning therefrom, the person shall not while so passing through this state be subject to arrest or the service of process, civil or criminal, in connection with matters which arose before the entrance of the person into this state under the summons. [Formerly 139.240]

See annota­tions under ORS 139.240 in permanent edi­tion.

See also annota­tions under ORS 139.210 to 139.260 in permanent edi­tion.

Notes of Decisions

Defendant in misdemeanor case was entitled to utilize Uniform Act pro­vi­sions to compel attendance of out-of-state witnesses. State v. Harris, 47 Or App 665, 615 P2d 363 (1980)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 136—Criminal Trials, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors136.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 136, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano136.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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