County Clerks

ORS 205.327
Penalty for presenting nonstandard instruments for recording

When an instrument required or permitted by law to be recorded is presented to a county clerk for recording, if the instrument does not comply with the requirements of ORS 205.232 (Conditions for instruments to be recorded) or 205.234 (Requirements for first page of instruments to be recorded), the county clerk shall record the instrument, but shall charge and collect in advance a penalty of $20. The penalty authorized and collected under this section is in addition to and not in lieu of the fees charged under ORS 205.320 (Fees collected by county clerk) for recording the instrument. [1991 c.230 §4; 2001 c.713 §4; 2015 c.168 §1]


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