ORS 205.327¹
Penalty for presenting nonstandard instruments for recording

When an instrument required or permitted by law to be recorded is presented to a county clerk for recording, if the instrument does not comply with the requirements of ORS 205.232 (Conditions for instruments to be recorded) or 205.234 (Requirements for first page of instruments to be recorded), the county clerk shall record the instrument, but shall charge and collect in advance a penalty of $20. The penalty authorized and collected under this section is in addition to and not in lieu of the fees charged under ORS 205.320 (Fees collected by county clerk) for recording the instrument. [1991 c.230 §4; 2001 c.713 §4; 2015 c.168 §1]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 205—County Clerks, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors205.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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