2015 ORS 809.660¹
Restoration of privileges

When a person whose driving privileges have been revoked as a habitual offender becomes eligible for issuance of driving privileges under ORS 809.650 (Effect of habitual offender revocation), the person may apply to the Department of Transportation for restoration of the privilege to operate a motor vehicle in this state. Upon such petition, and for good cause shown, the department, in its discretion, may restore to the person the privilege to operate a motor vehicle in this state:

(1) Upon such terms and conditions as the department may prescribe; and

(2) Subject to other provisions of law relating to the issuance of driving privileges. [1985 c.16 §189]

VEHICLE IMPOUNDMENT AND IMMOBILIZATION; SEIZURE AND FORFEITURE

Notes of Decisions

Under Former Similar Statute

License revoca­tion of habitual offender continues in effect after specified min­i­mum time until driver applies for and receives restora­tion. State v. Daniels, 320 Or 466, 886 P2d 1019 (1994)

In General

License revoca­tion of habitual offender continues in effect after specified min­i­mum time until driver applies for and receives restora­tion. State v. Stanfill, 166 Or App 104, 997 P2d 297 (2000)

Notes of Decisions

Under Former Similar Statute

Dismissal of pre­vi­ous complaint alleging defendant was habitual traffic offender barred sec­ond complaint alleging same cause of ac­tion where court has signed order which adjudged defendant was not habitual traffic offender. State ex rel MVD v. Henigan, 37 Or App 135, 586 P2d 395 (1978)

Neither Article I, sec­tion 11 of the Oregon Constitu­tion or the Sixth Amend­ment to the United States Constitu­tion require appoint­ment of counsel for indigent defendants in habitual traffic offender pro­ceed­ings. State v. Rhoades, 54 Or App 254, 634 P2d 806 (1981), Sup Ct review denied

There is no limita­tion period for pro­ceed­ings under the Habitual Traffic Offenders Act. State v. Renteria, 59 Or App 619, 651 P2d 1362 (1982)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Under Former Similar Statute

Convic­tions prior to 1973 Habitual Traffic Offenders Act, (1974) Vol 36, p 859


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 809—Refusal, Suspension, Cancellation and Revocation of Registration, Title, Driving Privileges and Identification Card; Vehicle Impoundment, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors809.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 809, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano809.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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