2017 ORS 323.625¹
Disposition of moneys

All moneys received by the Department of Revenue under ORS 323.500 (Definitions for ORS 323.500 to 323.645) to 323.645 (Short title) shall be deposited in the State Treasury and credited to a suspense account established under ORS 293.445 (Definition for ORS 293.445 to 293.460). The department may pay expenses for administration and enforcement of ORS 323.500 (Definitions for ORS 323.500 to 323.645) to 323.645 (Short title) out of moneys received from the taxes imposed under ORS 323.505 (Tax imposed on distribution) and 323.565 (Exemption for sales to common carriers engaged in interstate or foreign passenger service). Amounts necessary to pay administrative and enforcement expenses are continuously appropriated to the department from the suspense account. After the payment of administrative and enforcement expenses and refunds or credits arising from erroneous overpayments, the balance of the money shall be credited to the General Fund. Of the amount credited to the General Fund under this section 41.54 percent shall be dedicated to funding the maintenance and expansion of the number of persons eligible for the medical assistance program under ORS chapter 414, or to funding the maintenance of the benefits available under the program, or both, and 4.62 percent shall be credited to the Tobacco Use Reduction Account established under ORS 431A.153 (Tobacco Use Reduction Account). [1985 c.816 §42; 1997 c.2 §10; 1999 c.21 §62; 2003 c.804 §§53,53a; 2009 c.595 §206b; 2009 c.797 §2; 2013 c.722 §3]

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.