ORS 51.105¹
Recording and reporting of proceedings

(1) In any proceeding conducted in open court in a justice court, any party may arrange for audio recording or reporting of the proceeding by stenographic or other means. The court may not prohibit recording or reporting of the proceeding under this section.

(2) A reporter providing stenographic reporting services under this section must be certified in shorthand reporting under ORS 8.415 (Definitions for ORS 8.415 to 8.455) to 8.455 (Advisory committee, membership) or by a nationally recognized certification program. A party arranging for reporting of the proceeding by stenographic means must provide the court with the name of the reporter and an address and telephone number where the reporter may be contacted.

(3) If all parties to the proceeding and the court agree, the audio recording or stenographic or other reporting of the proceeding arranged under this section may be used by the parties during the proceeding.

(4) If all parties to the proceeding and the court agree, the audio recording or stenographic or other reporting of the proceeding arranged under this section is the official record of the proceeding.

(5) Unless other parties agree to pay all or part of the cost of the audio recording or stenographic or other reporting of the proceeding, the party arranging for the recording or reporting must pay all costs of the recording or reporting. [2015 c.623 §8]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 51—Justice Courts; Jurisdiction, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors051.­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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