2015 ORS 7.110¹
Custody of records and files

(1) The records and files of the court shall be maintained by the clerk or court administrator of the respective trial or appellate court, and the clerk or court administrator is the custodian of and responsible for those records and files. Paper records and files may not be taken out of the office, and electronic records may not be removed from any file or electronic database, by any person except when allowed by special order of the court or a judge or general rule made by the court.

(2) Custody of and responsibility for records and files of the court relating to an action, suit or proceeding may be transferred to the clerk or court administrator of another court, for the purposes of storage and servicing, after the expiration of 25 years after the entry of final judgment in the action, suit or proceeding. [Amended by 1971 c.193 §15; 1975 c.588 §12; 1985 c.540 §5; 2007 c.129 §5]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 7—Records and Files of Courts, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors007.­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.