ORS 803.545¹
Failure to display out-of-state plates
  • penalty

(1) A person commits the offense of failure to display plates on an out-of-state vehicle if the person operates a vehicle that is registered in any jurisdiction other than this state and the person does not display the registration plates assigned to and furnished for the vehicle by the registering jurisdiction:

(a) For the current registration period in that jurisdiction; and

(b) Substantially as provided under ORS 803.540 (Failure to display plates) for vehicles that are registered by this state.

(2) This section does not allow the display of out-of-state registration plates on a vehicle when the vehicle is required to be registered in this state by ORS 803.325 (Purchase and use of out-of-state registered vehicle).

(3) The offense described in this section, failure to display plates on an out-of-state vehicle, is a Class C traffic violation. [1983 c.338 §262; 1985 c.16 §102; 1985 c.401 §8]

Chapter 803

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Applica­tion of Article XI, sec­tion 11b of Oregon Constitu­tion to fees imposed under this chapter, (1991) Vol 46, p 447

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 803—Vehicle Title and Registration, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors803.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 803, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano803.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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. Currency Information