Not later than 30 days after the issuance of an order or judgment declaring the incorporation of a city invalid, the party challenging the incorporation shall send a certified copy of the order or judgment to the State Treasurer, Department of Transportation, Department of Revenue and the Oregon Liquor Control Commission.
Upon final determination of the validity of an incorporation by judgment rendered by the highest court in which a decision could be had, the moneys in the escrow account established under subsection (3) of this section shall be distributed as follows:
If the incorporation is determined to be valid, to the city.
If the incorporation is determined to be invalid, each city in this state shall receive such share of the moneys as its population bears to the total population of the cities of the state.
The State Treasurer, upon receiving a certified copy of the judgment of the court which constitutes the final determination of the validity of the challenged incorporation shall distribute moneys in the escrow account as provided in subsection (4) of this section.
The State Treasurer shall retain interest earned on moneys deposited in the escrow account and shall distribute the interest in the same manner as other moneys in the account are distributed. [1983 s.s. c.6 §2; 2003 c.576 §396]