2017 ORS 199.534¹
Legislative annexation of territory to cities and districts
  • effective date
  • effect on other minor boundary changes

Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter or ORS chapter 222, territory annexed or transferred to a city or district by a minor boundary change approved by a boundary commission’s final order adopted after January 1, 1985, but before July 18, 1987, shall be in the annexing city or district by operation of ORS 198.855 (Annexation election), 199.490 (Procedure for minor boundary changes or transfers of territory), 199.531 (Policy), 199.534 (Legislative annexation of territory to cities and districts), 222.120 (Procedure for annexation without election) and 222.170 (Annexation by consent before public hearing or order for election) to 222.177 (Transmittal of annexation records to Secretary of State) commencing upon the effective date of the boundary commission’s final order. The creation by ORS 198.855 (Annexation election), 199.490 (Procedure for minor boundary changes or transfers of territory), 199.531 (Policy), 199.534 (Legislative annexation of territory to cities and districts), 222.120 (Procedure for annexation without election) and 222.170 (Annexation by consent before public hearing or order for election) to 222.177 (Transmittal of annexation records to Secretary of State) of annexations shall not void or impair any prior or subsequent minor boundary changes inside or outside of the affected territory. [1987 c.818 §3]

Notes of Decisions

This sec­tion is independent source of validity of annexa­tions and does not violate equal protec­tion and privileges and immunities rights of non-landowners in affected areas originally annexed through “triple majority pro­ce­dure.” Mid-County Future Alternatives v. City of Portland, 95 Or App 556, 770 P2d 604 (1989), aff’d 310 Or 152, 795 P2d 541 (1990)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 199—County Consolidation, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors199.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 199, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano199.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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