Organization and Government of Cities

ORS 221.358
Audio recording or reporting of municipal court proceedings


(1)

In any proceeding conducted in open court in a municipal court, any party may arrange for audio recording or reporting of the proceeding by stenographic or other means. The court may not prohibit recording or reporting of the proceeding under this section.

(2)

A reporter providing stenographic reporting services under this section must be certified in shorthand reporting under ORS 8.415 (Definitions for ORS 8.415 to 8.455) to 8.455 (Advisory committee, membership) or by a nationally recognized certification program. A party arranging for reporting of the proceeding by stenographic means must provide the court with the name of the reporter and an address and telephone number where the reporter may be contacted.

(3)

If all parties to the proceeding and the court agree, the audio recording or stenographic or other reporting of the proceeding arranged under this section may be used by the parties during the proceeding.

(4)

If all parties to the proceeding and the court agree, the audio recording or stenographic or other reporting of the proceeding arranged under this section is the official record of the proceeding.

(5)

Unless other parties agree to pay all or part of the cost of the audio recording or stenographic or other reporting of the proceeding, the party arranging for the recording or reporting must pay all costs of the recording or reporting. [2015 c.623 §11]
§§ 221.336 to 221.390

Notes of Decisions

Person who is convicted in municipal court and appeals that conviction to circuit court, pursuant to these sections, may appeal adverse decision of circuit court to Court of Appeals only if case involves constitutionality of ordinance under which defendant was convicted. City of Lincoln City v. Pennington, 91 Or App 713, 756 P2d 75 (1988)


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