ORS 221.357¹
Agreement for judicial services to city by circuit court
  • powers of court under agreement
  • disposition of fines

(1) A city having a population of 300,000 or less may enter into an agreement with the State Court Administrator for the provision of judicial services by the circuit court for the county in which the city is located.

(2) A circuit court providing services to a city under an agreement entered into under subsection (1) of this section shall have all judicial jurisdiction, authority, powers, functions and duties of the municipal court of the city and the municipal court judges with respect to any violations of the charter or ordinances of the city.

(3) Unless an agreement entered into under subsection (1) of this section provides otherwise, and subject to the provisions of ORS 153.630 (Disposition of moneys collected by courts), all fines, costs and forfeited security deposits collected shall be paid to the city, and the city shall reimburse the circuit court providing judicial services for expenses incurred under the agreement.

(4) The exercise of jurisdiction under an agreement entered into under subsection (1) of this section by a circuit court judge shall not constitute the holding of more than one office. [Formerly 221.337]

Note: 221.357 (Agreement for judicial services to city by circuit court) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 221 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

Notes of Decisions

Person who is convicted in municipal court and ap­peals that con­vic­­tion to circuit court, pursuant to these sec­tions, may ap­peal adverse decision of circuit court to Court of Appeals only if case involves constitu­tionality of ordinance under which defendant was convicted. City of Lincoln City v. Pennington, 91 Or App 713, 756 P2d 75 (1988)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 221—Organization and Government of Cities, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors221.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 221, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­221ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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