Highway Beautification

ORS 377.880
Informational materials in roadside rest areas

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As used in this section, “nonprofit organization” means an organization described in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code that is exempt from income tax under section 501(a) of the Internal Revenue Code.


A nonprofit organization may supply to the Department of Transportation, the State Parks and Recreation Department and the Travel Information Council copies of informational materials about human trafficking.


The organization may not charge the agencies for the informational materials.


The informational materials may not include information on topics other than human trafficking. The materials must be limited in content to objectively verifiable information, except that the materials may include logos, symbols, graphics or similar devices, and must include the following:


At least one toll-free hotline telephone number;


At least one hotline text messaging number; and


Translated versions of the information in languages other than English that are most commonly spoken in this state.


The form of the informational materials must include, but need not be limited to, posters.


Except as provided in this subsection, each agency described in subsection (2) of this section shall allow informational materials to be posted in conspicuous locations in each roadside rest area that the agency manages, including, but not limited to, in each rest room stall. If an agency determines that the materials have offensive or inappropriate content, the agency may refuse to display the materials or otherwise assist in distributing the materials.


Each agency described in subsection (2) of this section may administer a volunteer program to assist with posting and maintaining the informational materials described in this section. Each agency may adopt rules it considers necessary for the implementation of the volunteer program. [2017 c.646 §1]


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Jun. 26, 2021