Arraignment and Pretrial Provisions

ORS 135.290
Punishment by contempt of court


A supervisor of a defendant on conditional release who knowingly aids the defendant in breach of the conditional release or who knowingly fails to report the defendant’s breach is punishable by contempt.


A defendant may be punished by contempt if the defendant knowingly:


Breaches any of the regulations in the release agreement imposed pursuant to ORS 135.260 (Conditional release); or


Violates an order entered under ORS 135.247 (Order prohibiting contact with victim of sex crime or domestic violence). [1973 c.836 §157; 2011 c.232 §2]

Law Review Citations

53 OLR 304 (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)


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