2015 ORS 802.091¹
Removal of debris following motor vehicle accident

(1) The Department of Transportation shall pay reasonable costs for the removal of any vehicle, cargo or debris resulting from a motor vehicle accident if:

(a) The motor vehicle accident resulted in the death of a person 18 years of age or younger;

(b) The accident occurred on a state highway;

(c) The surviving family members would otherwise be responsible for the cost of the cleanup; and

(d) There is no insurance available.

(2) Subsection (1) of this section does not apply if:

(a) It is established by a preponderance of the evidence that the deceased was engaged in conduct that would constitute a crime; or

(b) The vehicle of the deceased was not insured under a motor vehicle liability insurance policy that complied with financial responsibility requirements under ORS 806.060 (Methods of compliance). [2009 c.620 §2]


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.