2015 ORS 815.555¹
Tampering with a vehicle metering system
  • penalty

(1) A person commits the offense of tampering with a vehicle metering system if the person:

(a) With the intent to defraud, operates a motor vehicle that is subject to the per-mile road usage charge imposed under ORS 319.885 (Per-mile road usage charge) on a highway knowing that the vehicle metering system is disconnected or nonfunctional.

(b) Replaces, disconnects or resets the vehicle metering system of a motor vehicle that is subject to the per-mile road usage charge imposed under ORS 319.885 (Per-mile road usage charge) with the intent of reducing the metered use recorded by the vehicle metering system.

(2) This section does not apply to a person who is servicing, repairing or replacing a vehicle metering system.

(3) As used in this section, "vehicle metering system" means a system used to record the metered use by a motor vehicle for the purpose of complying with the reporting requirements under ORS 319.920 (Reporting requirement).

(4) Tampering with a vehicle metering system is a Class A traffic violation. [2013 c.781 §21]

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1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 815—Vehicle Equipment Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors815.­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.