2017 ORS 320.490¹
Local government motor vehicle tax moratorium

(1) A local government may not impose a tax described in subsection (2) of this section unless the tax is:

(a) Authorized by statute; or

(b) Approved by the governing body of the local government and in effect on or before October 6, 2017.

(2) This section applies to:

(a) A tax on the privilege of engaging in the business of selling taxable motor vehicles at retail; and

(b) Any other privilege, excise, sales or use tax on taxable motor vehicles. [2017 c.750 §111]

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Notes of Decisions

Amuse­ment device tax is privilege tax, and not prop­erty tax subject to limita­tions of sec­tion 11b, Article XI of Oregon Constitu­tion. Alien Enterprises, Inc. v. Dept. of Rev., 12 OTR 126 (1992)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 320—Miscellaneous Taxes, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors320.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 320, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano320.­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.