2015 ORS 21.345¹
Transcript fees

(1)(a) A transcriber may not charge more than $3 per page for preparation of a transcript.

(b) A transcriber may not charge a fee in addition to the fee established under this subsection for:

(A) An electronic copy required to be served on a party;

(B) A paper copy required to be served on an unrepresented party under ORS 19.370 (Certification and service of transcript) (4)(a) or (b); or

(C) A paper copy required to be filed with the trial court under ORS 19.370 (Certification and service of transcript) (4)(d).

(2) Except as provided in subsection (3) of this section, a reporter employed by one of the parties may charge fees as agreed to between the reporter and all of the parties to the proceeding for preparing transcripts on appeal. The reporter and the parties must agree to the fees to be charged before the commencement of the proceeding to be recorded. A share of any fees agreed upon shall be charged to parties joining the proceeding after the commencement of the proceeding.

(3) A reporter employed by one of the parties may not charge a public body, as defined by ORS 174.109 ("Public body" defined), fees for preparing transcripts on appeal that exceed the fees established by subsection (1) of this section.

(4) Each page of the original transcript on appeal prepared under this section must be prepared as specified by rules for transcripts on appeal adopted by the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeals.

(5) Except as otherwise provided by law, the fees for preparing a transcript requested by a party shall be paid forthwith by the party, and when paid shall be taxable as disbursements in the case. The fees for preparing a transcript requested by the court, and not by a party, shall be paid by the state from funds available for the purpose.

(6) When the court provides personnel to prepare transcripts from audio records of court proceedings, the fees provided in subsection (1) of this section to be paid by a party shall be paid to the clerk of the court.

(7) For purposes of this section, "transcript" has the meaning given that term in ORS 19.005 (Definitions). [Formerly 21.470; 2013 c.685 §7]

(formerly 21.470)

Notes of Decisions

Provision specifying that party requesting transcript must pay for ranscript refers to transcripts on ap­peal. Klutschkowski v. PeaceHealth, 245 Or App 524, 263 P3d 1130 (2011), aff'd 354 Or 150, 311 P3d 461 (2013)

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 652, 654 (1972)


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 21—State Court Fees, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors021.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 21, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano021.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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