Oregon Statutes - Chapter 169 - Local and Regional Correctional Facilities; Prisoners; Juvenile Facilities - Section 169.350 - Liability for failing to serve papers.

When a sheriff or the officer of the sheriff, upon whom is served a paper in a judicial proceeding directed to a prisoner in the custody of the sheriff or officer, fails to forthwith deliver it to the prisoner, with a note thereon of the time of its service, the sheriff is liable to the prisoner for all damages occasioned thereby, and if the sheriff or officer willfully fails to so act, such sheriff or officer is guilty of a misdemeanor.

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