Arraignment and Pretrial Provisions

ORS 135.270
Taking of security


(1)

When a security amount has been set by a magistrate for a particular offense or for a defendant’s release, any person designated by the magistrate may take the security and release the defendant to appear in accordance with the conditions of the release agreement. The person designated by the magistrate shall give a receipt to the defendant for the security so taken and within a reasonable time deposit the security with the clerk of the court having jurisdiction of the offense.

(2)

If a magistrate has designated a person to take security and release defendants under subsection (1) of this section, the clerk of the court shall continue to accept the security release deposits described in ORS 135.265 (Security release) during the normal business hours of the court. [1973 c.836 §154; 2015 c.493 §3]

See also annotations under ORS 140.310 and 140.320 in permanent edition.

Law Review Citations

53 OLR 309-311 (1974)

§§ 135.230 to 135.290

See also annotations under ORS 135.190 in permanent edition.

Notes of Decisions

Enactment of these sections did not deprive bail bondsmen of their right to engage in the bail bond business, and did not violate the provisions of the Oregon or United States Constitutions. Burton v. Tomlinson, 19 Or App 247, 527 P2d 123 (1974)

The pretrial release provisions of ORS 135.230 to 135.290 do not violate Art. I, §14 of the Oregon Constitution. Burton v. Tomlinson, 19 Or App 247, 527 P2d 123 (1974)

No one may be released from custody without executing and filing release agreement with clerk of court. Knutson v. Cupp, 287 Or 489, 601 P2d 129 (1979)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Security release deposits as bail, (1979) Vol 40, p 139

Law Review Citations

53 OLR 273-337 (1974); 66 OLR 661 (1987)


Source

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