2015 ORS 153.535¹
Delivery of summons for certain traffic offenses

(1) Notwithstanding ORS 133.065 (Service of criminal citation) and 153.054 (Service and filing), a summons may be delivered to a defendant personally or by mail addressed to the defendant’s last-known address if:

(a) The summons is for an alleged violation of ORS 803.315 (Failure to pay registration fee), 811.520 (Unlawful use or failure to use lights), 811.530 (Failure to post warnings for disabled vehicle), 815.025 (Causing unreasonable noise with vehicle), 815.080 (Providing safety belt, harness or child safety system that does not comply with standards) to 815.090 (Replacement of vehicle windows with unapproved material), 815.115 (Violation of emblem requirements), 815.130 (Improper brakes), 815.185 (Operation without proper fenders or mudguards), 815.210 (Operation of vehicle without approved material in windows) to 815.255 (Operation of vehicle for hire without speedometer), 815.275 (Failure to mark end of load with light or flag when required), 815.285 (Failure to carry roadside vehicle warning devices), 816.030 (Selling noncomplying lighting equipment) to 816.300 (Operation with nonstandard lighting equipment), 816.330 (Operation without required lighting equipment), 816.350 (Prohibitions on number and kind of lights for certain vehicles), 816.360 (Use of prohibited lighting equipment) or 820.360 (Illegal ambulance lighting equipment) to 820.380 (Illegal ambulance or emergency vehicle sirens);

(b) The enforcement officer gave a warning for violation of the statute to the defendant based on the officer’s observation at the time the violation occurred; and

(c) After the issuance of the warning, the enforcement officer determines that the defendant received two or more warnings within the year immediately preceding the issuance of the warning for violations of the statutes specified in paragraph (a) of this subsection.

(2) Notwithstanding ORS 133.065 (Service of criminal citation) and 153.054 (Service and filing), a summons may be delivered to a defendant personally or by mail addressed to the defendant’s last-known address if:

(a) The summons is for an alleged violation of ORS 807.010 (Operating vehicle without driving privileges or in violation of license restrictions), 811.175 (Violation driving while suspended or revoked) or 811.182 (Criminal driving while suspended or revoked);

(b) The enforcement officer gave a warning for a traffic violation to the defendant; and

(c) After the issuance of the warning, the enforcement officer determines that the defendant had no valid operator license at the time of the warning.

(3) Proof of mailing summons under this section is sufficient proof of delivery of summons for purposes of ORS 133.065 (Service of criminal citation) and 153.054 (Service and filing). [Formerly 484.180; 1983 c.338 §890; 1985 c.597 §24; 1987 c.730 §7; 1989 c.782 §36; 1999 c.1051 §80; 2001 c.335 §6]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 153—Violations and Fines, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors153.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.