ORS 354.680¹
Use of commercial matter
  • solicitation of financial support

(1) A district shall not delete television commercial matter in the signals it transmits, without written permission from the broadcasting television station, or in any manner finance the district’s operation through the sale of commercial matter in the district’s transmissions.

(2) A district may, without elector approval but with permission from the broadcasting television station, generate revenue in the district’s transmissions through the acknowledgment or solicitation of financial support considered necessary for the continued operation of the translator. [1979 c.108 §3; 2005 c.22 §254]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Exemp­tion of prop­erty from translator district taxa­tion, (1976) Vol 37, p 1217

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 354—Educational Television and Radio; Translator Districts; Distance Learning, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors354.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 354, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­354ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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. Currency Information