ORS 819.270¹
Illegal operation of junk vehicle sold by public body
  • penalty

(1) A person commits the offense of illegal operation of a junk vehicle sold by a public body if the person operates a vehicle previously sold under ORS 819.220 (Disposal of vehicle without notice and public auction) and the vehicle is not registered as a reconstructed vehicle, an assembled vehicle or a replica.

(2) The offense described in this section, illegal operation of a junk vehicle sold by a public body, is a Class C misdemeanor. [1983 c.338 §432; 1987 c.119 §7]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Under Former Similar Statute

Due process require­ments of pro­ce­dures for removal by State Police of abandoned and illegally parked vehicles from right of way of state or interstate highway or from state prop­erty, (1981) Vol 41, p 474

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 819—Destroyed, Totaled, Abandoned, Low-Value and Stolen Vehicles; Vehicle Identification Numbers; Vehicle Appraisers, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors819.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 819, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­819ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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