2017 ORS 319.900¹
Department of Transportation to establish methods for recording and reporting mileage

(1) As used in this section, “open system” means an integrated system based on common standards and an operating system that has been made public so that components performing the same function can be readily substituted or provided by multiple providers.

(2)(a) The Department of Transportation, in consultation with the Road User Fee Task Force, shall establish the methods for recording and reporting the number of miles that subject vehicles travel on highways.

(b) When taking action under this subsection, the department shall consider:

(A) The accuracy of the data collected;

(B) Privacy options for persons liable for the per-mile road usage charge;

(C) The security of the technology;

(D) The resistance of the technology to tampering;

(E) The ability to audit compliance; and

(F) Other relevant factors that the department deems important.

(c) The department shall establish at least one method of collecting and reporting the number of miles traveled by a subject vehicle that does not use vehicle location technology.

(d)(A) The department shall adopt standards for open system technology used in methods established under this subsection.

(B) In adopting standards pursuant to this paragraph, the department shall collaborate with agencies of the executive department as defined in ORS 174.112 (“Executive department” defined) to integrate information systems currently in use or planned for future use.

(3) The department shall provide the persons liable for the per-mile road usage charge the opportunity to select a method from among multiple options for collecting and reporting the metered use by a subject vehicle of the highways in Oregon. [2013 c.781 §6]

Note: See note under 319.883 (Definitions for ORS 319.883 to 319.945).

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1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 319—Motor Vehicle and Aircraft Fuel Taxes, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors319.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 319, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano319.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.