2017 ORS 366.931¹
Roadside memorial signs
  • Armed Forces of the United States
  • fees
  • rules

(1) As used in this section, “Armed Forces of the United States” has the meaning given that term in ORS 348.282 (Definitions for ORS 348.282 and 348.283).

(2) To recognize and honor those who were killed in action or who died as a result of wounds received in action while serving in the Armed Forces of the United States, the Department of Transportation shall erect and maintain a Fallen Hero roadside memorial sign if:

(a) The Legislative Assembly adopts a concurrent resolution that recognizes the individual killed in the line of duty; and

(b) The department receives the payment of a fee determined by the department under subsection (3) of this section.

(3) The department shall determine the amount of the fee required under subsection (2)(b) of this section by rule. The fee may not exceed the direct and indirect expenses associated with erecting, maintaining and removing a roadside memorial sign.

(4) The department shall deposit the fees that the department collects under this section into the Roadside Memorial Fund established under ORS 366.932 (Roadside Memorial Fund).

(5) A public body, as defined in ORS 174.109 (“Public body” defined), may not expend moneys for the purpose of paying the fee required under this section.

(6) The department, by rule, shall establish the size, design and location of a roadside memorial sign erected under this section. The sign must include the name of the individual the sign is recognizing. [2013 c.381 §1 and 2013 c.391 §2; 2015 c.47 §1]

Note: See note under 366.918 (Police Chief Ralph Painter Memorial Highway).

Chapter 366

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Use and distribu­tion of State Highway Fund, (1975) Vol 37, p 599

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 366—State Highways and State Highway Fund, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors366.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 366, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano366.­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.