2015 ORS 475B.120¹
Requirement to maintain bond
  • bond payable upon failure to pay tax

This section is repealed
Effective March 3, 2016
Relating to cannabis; creating new provisions; amending ORS 90.396, 305.620, 316.680, 419C.239, 419C.420, 419C.443, 471.001, 471.775, 475.245, 475.752, 475.856, 475.858, 475.860, 475.862, 475.864, 475.898, 475B.015, 475B.063, 475B.070, 475B.075, 475B.090, 475B.100, 475B.110, 475B.150, 475B.160, 475B.185, 475B.218, 475B.235, 475B.245, 475B.250, 475B.255, 475B.340, 475B.375, 475B.415, 475B.420, 475B.428, 475B.435, 475B.443, 475B.450, 475B.705, 475B.710, 475B.760, 475B.800, 809.265 and 813.215 and section 3, chapter 20, Oregon Laws 2015; repealing ORS 475B.120, 475B.285 and 811.481 and sections 173 and 175b, chapter 614, Oregon Laws 2015; and declaring an emergency.

(1) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission may require a person that holds a license under ORS 475B.110 (Retail license) to maintain on file with the commission a bond with a corporate surety authorized to transact business in this state. The bond shall be in a form acceptable to the commission and shall be in an amount that the commission determines is reasonably affordable and available. The bond is payable to the commission if the licensee fails to pay any tax imposed on the sale of marijuana items as required by state law.

(2) In lieu of maintaining the bond required by subsection (1) of this section, a person that holds a license under ORS 475B.110 (Retail license) may deposit in a bank or trust company for the benefit of the commission an equivalent amount in cash, letters of credit recognized by the State Treasurer or negotiable securities of a character approved by the State Treasurer. Interest earned on deposited funds or securities shall accrue to the person that made the deposit. [2015 c.614 §21; 2015 c.736 §119]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 475B—Cannabis Regulation, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors475B.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
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.