ORS 45.135¹
Who may not report deposition in civil action

(1) A deposition in a civil action may not be stenographically reported by:

(a) A party in the action;

(b) A person with a financial interest in the outcome of the action;

(c) An attorney for a party in the action;

(d) An attorney for a person with a financial interest in the outcome of the action;

(e) An employee of a party in the action;

(f) An employee of an attorney for a party in the action;

(g) An employee of a person with a financial interest in the outcome of the action;

(h) An employee of an attorney for a person with a financial interest in the outcome of the action; or

(i) A person related, by affinity or consanguinity within the third degree, to a party in the action or to a person with a financial interest in the outcome of the action.

(2) Any deposition recorded or reported by a person in violation of this section may not be introduced in evidence or used for any other purpose in a civil action. [1999 c.942 §1]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 45—Testimony Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors045.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
 
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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