2017 ORS 805.285¹
Disposition of moneys from breast cancer awareness registration plate surcharge

(1) Moneys from the surcharge imposed by ORS 805.283 (Breast cancer awareness registration plate) must be transferred to the Oregon Health Authority Fund established by ORS 413.101 (Oregon Health Authority Fund) after deduction of the cost of administration of the breast cancer awareness registration plate program, including but not limited to the costs of collecting the breast cancer awareness registration plate surcharge and transferring breast cancer awareness registration plates that are above the normal costs of issuing, renewing and transferring registration plates in the normal course of business of the Department of Transportation.

(2) Moneys deposited under subsection (1) of this section are continuously appropriated to the Oregon Health Authority for activities under ORS 414.534 (Treatment for breast or cervical cancer) related to early detection of breast and cervical cancers as part of the Oregon Breast and Cervical Cancer Program. [2015 c.806 §7]

Note: Sections 1 to 5, chapter 823, Oregon Laws 2009, provide:

Sec. 1. Sections 2 and 3 of this 2009 Act are added to and made a part of the Oregon Vehicle Code. [2009 c.823 §1]

Sec. 2. (1) The Department of Transportation shall establish a Pacific Wonderland registration plate program to issue special registration plates called “Pacific Wonderland registration plates” upon request to owners of motor vehicles registered under the provisions of ORS 803.420 (Registration fees) (6)(a). In addition, the department may adopt rules for issuance of Pacific Wonderland registration plates for vehicles not registered under the provisions of ORS 803.420 (Registration fees) (6)(a).

(2) In addition to any other fee authorized by law, for each set of Pacific Wonderland registration plates issued under subsection (1) of this section, the department shall collect a surcharge of $100 payable when the plates are issued. The department shall transfer the moneys from the surcharge as provided in section 3, chapter 823, Oregon Laws 2009.

(3) Notwithstanding ORS 803.530 (Period of validity), Pacific Wonderland registration plates may be transferred from vehicle to vehicle if the department stops issuing the plates, as long as the plates are not so old, damaged, mutilated or otherwise rendered illegible as to be not useful for purposes of identification.

(4) The department shall limit the total number of Pacific Wonderland registration plates to 80,000 sets of plates. [2009 c.823 §2; 2011 c.709 §8; 2015 c.390 §1; 2015 c.806 §18; 2017 c.750 §39s]

Sec. 3. (1) After deduction of the cost of administration of the Pacific Wonderland registration plate program, the Department of Transportation shall transfer 50 percent of the moneys from the surcharge imposed by section 2, chapter 823, Oregon Laws 2009, to the Oregon State Capitol Foundation for the general purposes of the foundation under ORS 173.500 (Establishment) and 50 percent to the Oregon Historical Society.

(2) As used in this section, the cost of administration of the Pacific Wonderland registration plate program is the sum of all department expenses for the issuance or transfer of Pacific Wonderland registration plates under section 2, chapter 823, Oregon Laws 2009, that are above the normal costs of issuing, renewing and transferring registration plates in the normal course of the business of the department. These expenses include, but are not limited to, the costs of collecting the Pacific Wonderland registration plate surcharge and transferring Pacific Wonderland registration plates. [2009 c.823 §3; 2010 c.30 §7; 2015 c.390 §2]

Sec. 4. (1) Notwithstanding ORS 184.642 (Department of Transportation Operating Fund), the Department of Transportation may pay an amount up to $150,000 from the Department of Transportation Operating Fund for expenses incurred in initiating the Pacific Wonderland registration plate program established in section 2, chapter 823, Oregon Laws 2009, including but not limited to registration plate design, computer programming and production setup. Any portion of the amount paid that is not used for initiating the Pacific Wonderland registration plate program shall be transferred to the account established under subsection (2) of this section.

(2) Notwithstanding section 3, chapter 823, Oregon Laws 2009, after deduction of the cost of administration of the Pacific Wonderland registration plate program, the department shall transfer the moneys from the surcharge imposed by section 2, chapter 823, Oregon Laws 2009, to an account in the Department of Transportation Operating Fund until sufficient funds have accumulated for the purpose described in subsection (3) of this section.

(3) When the department determines that moneys in sufficient amount are available in the account established under subsection (2) of this section, the department shall reimburse the Department of Transportation Operating Fund, without interest, in an amount equal to the amount paid from the Department of Transportation Operating Fund for the costs of initiating the Pacific Wonderland registration plate program.

(4) Any moneys remaining in the account established under subsection (2) of this section after deduction of the reimbursement required under subsection (3) of this section shall be transferred to the Oregon State Capitol Foundation for the general purposes of the foundation under ORS 173.500 (Establishment) and to the Oregon Historical Society. Of the moneys transferred under this subsection, 50 percent shall be transferred to the Oregon State Capitol Foundation and 50 percent shall be transferred to the Oregon Historical Society. [2009 c.823 §4; 2010 c.30 §8; 2015 c.390 §3]

Sec. 5. (1) The Department of Transportation shall use as a design for the plates issued under section 2 of this 2009 Act a design similar to the Pacific Wonderland registration plate that was created as a result of section 2, chapter 15, Oregon Laws 1959, with recognition of Oregon’s 150th birthday.

(2) Except as otherwise required by the design specified in subsection (1) of this section, Pacific Wonderland registration plates shall comply with the requirements of ORS 803.535 (Size, form, material, color, design, contents). [2009 c.823 §5]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 805—Special Registration Provisions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors805.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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.