(1) Any officer, agent, operator or employee of any telegraph company who refuses or willfully omits to transmit communications in accordance with ORS 165.480, or designedly alters or falsifies such communications, is liable to indictment and, upon conviction, may be punished by fine or imprisonment, at the discretion of the court.
(2) Violation of ORS 165.485 or 165.490 is punishable, upon conviction, by a fine of not exceeding $1,000 or imprisonment in the county jail for not exceeding one year, or both.
(3) Violation of ORS 165.495 is punishable, upon conviction, by a fine of not exceeding $500 or imprisonment in the county jail for not exceeding six months, or both.
(4)(a) Violation of ORS 165.692 is a Class C felony punishable as provided in ORS chapter 161.
(b) Criminal prosecution of violators of ORS 165.692 shall be commenced within five years after the commission of the crime. [Formerly 757.992; subsection (4) of 1995 Edition enacted as 1995 c.496 §4]
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