2015 ORS 3.265¹
Limits on transfer of juvenile jurisdiction

(1) Notwithstanding ORS 3.260 (Juvenile jurisdiction vested in circuit courts), no transfer of jurisdiction required by ORS 3.260 (Juvenile jurisdiction vested in circuit courts) (1) shall occur in the following counties until the county court approves such transfer either as of July 1, 1968, or thereafter:

(a) Gilliam, Sherman, Wheeler, Harney or Morrow County.

(b) Any county that as of July 1, 1968, has a population of less than 11,000 and in which the judge of the circuit court does not reside.

(2) Notwithstanding the limitation on transfer of juvenile jurisdiction in subsection (1) of this section, the circuit court in the judicial district shall exercise exclusive and original judicial jurisdiction, authority, powers, functions and duties in all proceedings under ORS 419B.500 (Termination of parental rights generally) to 419B.508 (Termination upon finding of abandonment) filed after October 3, 1989. [1967 c.534 §3a; 1989 c.531 §1; 1993 c.33 §272; 1995 c.658 §13]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Transfer of juvenile court jurisdic­tion to circuit court for purpose of appoint­ment of county judge to Executive Commission, (1977) Vol 38, p 1288


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 3—Circuit Courts Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors003.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 3, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano003.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.