2017 ORS 323.420¹
Venue
  • department certificate as evidence

(1) The violation of any provision of ORS 323.005 (Short title) to 323.482 (Offense of unlawful distribution of cigarettes) or any rule adopted thereunder shall be deemed an act committed in part at the office of the Department of Revenue in Salem, Oregon, and venue shall lie in Marion County, Oregon.

(2) The certificate of the department to the effect that a tax has not been prepaid or paid, that a return has not been filed or that information has not been supplied, as required by or under the provisions of ORS 323.005 (Short title) to 323.482 (Offense of unlawful distribution of cigarettes), shall be prima facie evidence that the tax has not been prepaid or paid, that the return has not been filed or that the information has not been supplied. [1965 c.525 §85; 2003 c.804 §26]

Chapter 323

Notes of Decisions

This chapter was not intended to impose a tax on cigarettes sold by an Oregon distributor, to be shipped out of state and sold out of state to ultimate consumers for use out of state. Carter & Son v. Dept. of Rev., 5 OTR 379 (1974)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 323—Cigarettes and Tobacco Products, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors323.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 323, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano323.­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.