2015 ORS 826.015¹
Declaration of weight

A declaration of weight required for purposes of determining vehicle registration fees shall contain the following:

(1) For vehicles registered under ORS 826.031 (Registration for certain vehicles subject to weight mile tax and not otherwise registered) or under proportional registration pursuant to ORS 826.009 (Proportional registration of commercial vehicles) or 826.011 (Proportional fleet registration), the declaration shall contain the combined weight of the vehicle.

(2) For commercial buses, the declaration shall contain the unloaded weight of the vehicle plus the unloaded weight of any bus trailer to be used in combination with the vehicle. The declaration shall also indicate the number of persons, including the driver, to be carried in the vehicle, plus the number of persons to be carried on any bus trailer to be used in combination with the vehicle. For purposes of determining the fee for registration of the vehicle under ORS 803.420 (Registration fees), the Department of Transportation shall determine the weight of the vehicle by adding the unloaded weight of the vehicle, plus the unloaded weight of any bus trailer to be used in combination with the vehicle, to a weight determined by multiplying the maximum seating capacity of the vehicle plus the maximum seating capacity of any bus trailer to be used in combination with the vehicle, including the drivers seat but excluding emergency seats, times 170 pounds, if the vehicle has a separate compartment for transporting baggage or express, or 150 pounds, if the vehicle has no separate compartment for transporting baggage or express. If the vehicle has a seating capacity that is not arranged for separate or individual seating, 18 lineal inches shall be deemed the equivalent of a passenger seat. [Formerly 768.013]

Chapter 826

(formerly chapter 768)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Under Former Similar Statutes

Applica­tion of Article XI, sec­tion 11b of Oregon Constitu­tion to fees imposed for propor­tional registra­tion of commercial vehicles under this chapter (formerly ORS chapter 768), (1990) Vol 46, p 447


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 826—Registration of Commercial Vehicles, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors826.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 826, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano826.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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