ORS 826.039¹
Refund of certain registration fees

(1) The Department of Transportation shall grant a refund of that portion of the registration fee applicable to the unexpired portion of the registration period for a vehicle described in ORS 826.031 (Registration for certain vehicles subject to weight mile tax and not otherwise registered) if the vehicle is sold and:

(a) The seller is an individual and does not intend to remain in, or within one year to reenter, business as a motor carrier;

(b) Neither the selling person if an individual nor substantially the same group of persons if a group intends to register, or within one year of the date of sale registers, an assumed business name under the provisions of ORS chapter 648 for the purpose of doing business as a motor carrier; or

(c) Neither the selling person if an individual nor substantially the same group of persons if a group intends to organize, or within one year from the date of sale organizes, as a corporation under the provisions of ORS chapter 60 for the purpose of doing business as a motor carrier.

(2) If the department grants a refund to a person or entity that attempts to reenter business as a motor carrier within one year of the date of the sale that led to the refund, the department may refuse to issue authority to the person or entity until the amount of the refund has been repaid. [Formerly 768.037]

Chapter 826

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Under Former Similar Statute

Applica­tion of Article XI, sec­tion 11b of Oregon Constitu­tion to fees imposed for propor­tional registra­tion of commercial vehicles under this chapter (formerly ORS chapter 768), (1990) Vol 46, p 447

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 826—Registration of Commercial Vehicles, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors826.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 826, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­826ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
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