2015 ORS 194.815¹
Validity of unsworn declaration

(1) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (2) of this section, if a law of this state requires or permits use of a sworn declaration, an unsworn declaration meeting the requirements of ORS 194.800 (Short title) to 194.835 (Relation to Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act) has the same effect as a sworn declaration.

(2) ORS 194.800 (Short title) to 194.835 (Relation to Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act) do not apply to:

(a) A deposition;

(b) An oath of office;

(c) An oath required to be given before a specified official other than a notary public;

(d) A declaration to be recorded pursuant to the recording laws of this state, including but not limited to ORS 205.130 (Recording duties of county clerk) and ORS chapters 92, 93, 94, 100 and 105; or

(e) An oath required by ORS 113.055 (Testimony of attesting witnesses to will) (1). [2013 c.218 §4]

Note: See note under 194.800 (Short title).


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 194—Uniform Law on Notarial Acts; Unsworn Foreign Declarations, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors194.­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.