2015 ORS 163.770¹
Appearance by telephone or electronic communication device

(1) A party may file a motion under ORS 45.400 (Telephone testimony) requesting that the circuit court allow the appearance of the party or a witness by telephone or by other two-way electronic communication device in a proceeding under ORS 163.760 (Definitions for ORS 163.760 to 163.777) to 163.777 (Fees or undertaking may not be required).

(2) In determining whether to allow written notice less than 30 days before the proceeding under ORS 45.400 (Telephone testimony) (2), the circuit court shall consider the expedited nature of a proceeding under ORS 163.760 (Definitions for ORS 163.760 to 163.777) to 163.777 (Fees or undertaking may not be required).

(3) In addition to the factors listed in ORS 45.400 (Telephone testimony) (7) that would support a finding of good cause, the circuit court shall consider whether the safety or welfare of the party or witness would be threatened if testimony were required to be provided in person at a proceeding under ORS 163.760 (Definitions for ORS 163.760 to 163.777) to 163.777 (Fees or undertaking may not be required).

(4) A motion or good cause determination is not required for ex parte hearings held by telephone under ORS 163.765 (Restraining order). [2013 c.687 §5]

Note: See note under 163.760 (Definitions for ORS 163.760 to 163.777).

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1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 163—Offenses Against Persons, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors163.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 163, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano163.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.