2017 ORS 381.312¹
Tolls, administrative fees and civil penalties in connection with Port of Hood River bridges
  • rules

(1) The Port of Hood River, or any private entity or unit of government that the port designates to operate a bridge in an agreement the port enters into under ORS 381.205 (Construction, acquisition, maintenance and connection of interstate bridges by counties, cities, towns and ports) to 381.314 (Sale or transfer of Port of Hood River bridge or bridge project), may establish, collect or alter a reasonable toll, administrative fee or civil penalty in connection with the bridge.

(2) The port or the private entity or unit of government that the port designates shall deposit any proceeds from a toll, administrative fee or civil penalty into an account established under an agreement described in ORS 381.310 (Port of Hood River bridge projects). The port or unit of government shall deposit the share of proceeds that the port or unit of government receives with a depository that meets the requirements set forth in ORS chapter 295. A private entity shall deposit the share of proceeds that the private entity receives with an insured institution, as defined in ORS 706.008 (Additional definitions for Bank Act).

(3)(a) The Department of Transportation, on behalf of the port, shall:

(A) Assess and collect the amount of a toll that a person fails to pay, plus a civil penalty and administrative fee; and

(B) Refuse to renew the motor vehicle registration of the motor vehicle of a person that failed to pay a toll, a civil penalty or an administrative fee assessed under this subsection.

(b) For the purpose of conducting the activities described in paragraph (a) of this subsection, the department shall:

(A) Treat a toll established in connection with the bridge as a toll that was established under ORS 383.004 (Establishment of tolls);

(B) Apply the exemptions set forth in ORS 383.035 (Failure to pay toll) (3); and

(C) Adopt rules to establish a process by means of which the port, a private entity or a unit of government may request action from the department under this subsection. [2017 c.710 §3]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 381—Interstate Bridges, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors381.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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