ORS 825.022¹
Nonapplicability of certain provisions to vehicles and combinations

The provisions of ORS 825.160 (Liability insurance of carriers), 825.450 (Weight identifier), 825.454 (Identification devices), 825.470 (Temporary pass), 825.472 (Determination of filing of reports or payments), 825.474 (Motor carrier tax for use of highways), 825.476 (Carrier tax tables), 825.480 (Substitute taxes for certain vehicles), 825.484 (Effect of carrier tax law on other taxes), 825.488 (Fees required of interstate carriers), 825.490 (Due date of taxes and fees), 825.492 (Annual and quarterly reports authorized), 825.494 (Assessment by department upon failure to report tax or fee due), 825.496 (Reassessment waiver or reduction upon request) and 825.515 (Daily records and monthly reports by carriers) do not apply to any of the following:

(1) A vehicle or combination of vehicles with a combined weight of 26,000 pounds or less.

(2) A vehicle being used in the transportation of persons for hire if the operation:

(a) Is performed by a nonprofit entity;

(b) Is performed by use of vehicles operating in compliance with ORS 820.020 (Vehicles other than worker transport vehicles that are subject to safety regulation) to 820.070 (Driver violation of worker transport vehicle safety code); and

(c) Is approved by the Department of Transportation as complying with paragraphs (a) and (b) of this subsection.

(3) A vehicle owned or operated by a transportation district organized under ORS 267.510 (Definitions for ORS 267.510 to 267.650) to 267.650 (Finance elections).

(4) A vehicle owned or operated by a county service district authorized to provide public transportation under ORS 451.010 (Authorization to establish master plans and service districts).

(5) A vehicle owned or operated by an intergovernmental body formed by two or more public bodies, as defined in ORS 174.109 (“Public body” defined), to provide public transportation. [Formerly 767.028; 2007 c.465 §11; 2015 c.283 §3]

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).
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