2017 ORS 383.035¹
Failure to pay toll
  • penalty

(1) A person who fails to pay a toll, established pursuant to ORS 383.004 (Establishment of tolls), shall pay to the Department of Transportation the amount of the toll, a civil penalty of not more than $25 and an administrative fee established by the tollway operator not to exceed the actual cost of collecting the unpaid toll.

(2) In addition to any other penalty, the department shall refuse to renew the motor vehicle registration of the motor vehicle owned by a person who has not paid the toll, the civil penalty and any administrative fee charged under this section.

(3) This section does not apply to:

(a) A person operating a vehicle owned by a unit of government or the tollway operator;

(b) A person who is a member of a category of persons exempted by the Oregon Transportation Commission from paying a toll; or

(c) A person who is a member of a category of persons made eligible by the commission for paying a reduced toll, to the extent of the reduction.

(4) Subsection (1) of this section does not apply to a person who fails to pay a toll established under section 8, chapter 4, Oregon Laws 2013.

(5)(a) Upon receiving a request from the State of Washington, or from the State of Washington’s designee that has contracted with the State of Washington to collect tolls, the department shall provide information to identify registered owners of vehicles who fail to pay a toll established under section 8, chapter 4, Oregon Laws 2013.

(b) If the State of Washington, or the State of Washington’s designee that has contracted with the State of Washington to collect tolls, gives notice to the department that a person has not paid a toll established under section 8, chapter 4, Oregon Laws 2013, or a civil penalty or administrative fee imposed by reason of failure to pay the toll, the department shall refuse to renew the Oregon motor vehicle registration of the motor vehicle operated by the person at the time of the violation.

(c) The department may renew an Oregon motor vehicle registration of a person described in paragraph (b) of this subsection upon receipt of a notice from the State of Washington, or from the State of Washington’s designee, indicating that all tolls, civil penalties and other administrative fees owed by the person have been paid. [2007 c.531 §4; 2013 c.4 §10]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 383—Tollways, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors383.­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.
 
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.