ORS 825.015¹
Nonapplicability of chapter to certain vehicles used in nonprofit transportation of passengers

(1) Except as provided in ORS 825.030 (Application of chapter to interstate and foreign commerce), this chapter does not apply to motor vehicles with a seating capacity of less than 16 persons while used in nonprofit operation for commuting to job, job training or educational facilities.

(2) For the purposes of this section, “nonprofit operation” means a voluntary commuter ridesharing arrangement that may charge a fee to defray expenses but remains nonprofit in its operation without reference to any entity that may sponsor it. In establishing the fee, the following items may be included as expenses:

(a) The cost of acquiring the vehicle;

(b) Insurance;

(c) Maintenance of the vehicle;

(d) Fuel; and

(e) Other reasonable expenses attributable to use of the vehicle for ridesharing purposes. [Formerly 767.022; 2007 c.31 §2]

Chapter 825

(formerly chapter 767)

Notes of Decisions

Political subdivisions subject to pro­vi­sions of Public Contracts and Purchasing Law, [former] ORS chapter 279, are not re­quired to comply with it before entering into contracts for supplies or services of public utilities whose rates are regulated pursuant to this chapter (formerly ORS chapter 767). Bower Trucking and Whse. Co. v. Multnomah Cty., 35 Or App 427, 582 P2d 439 (1978)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Nonprofit opera­tion of van pools, (1978) Vol 38, p 1780

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 825—Motor Carriers, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors825.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 825, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano825.­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