2015 ORS 802.012¹
Rules for acceptance of information submitted other than on paper
  • effect of submission

(1) Notwithstanding other provisions of the Oregon Vehicle Code relating to certifications, signatures, forms or similar requirements, the Department of Transportation may adopt rules for acceptance and verification by telephone or electronic means of information customarily provided on paper forms. Rules shall address:

(a) The use of credit card, debit card personal identification numbers or other identification numbers as a means of identification;

(b) The acceptance of information and statements given orally, over the telephone or mechanically by electronic data entry; and

(c) The use of mechanically produced equivalents or other unique identifiers in lieu of handwritten signatures as a means of obtaining certification of information and statements that are required to be submitted and certified.

(2) Whenever a person submits information to the department in compliance with a requirement of statute or rule, the submission shall constitute a certification as to the truth and accuracy of the information. This subsection applies whether the information is submitted in the form of a document or in some other form and whether or not the person signs what is submitted. [1993 c.751 §§8,8a]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 802—Administrative Provisions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors802.­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.