(1) In the event that any person claiming to be an authorized or invited person is denied access to housing, the person may apply to any magistrate having jurisdiction to issue warrants, for an order authorizing the person to gain access to the housing.
(2) The application pursuant to this section shall be sworn and shall include allegations of the facts and circumstances under which the person alleges that the person is entitled to access under ORS 659A.250 to 659A.262.
(3) If, on ex parte review of the application, it appears from the sworn allegations of the application that the person is entitled to access to the housing, the magistrate shall promptly issue an order restraining the owner of the housing from interfering with the access of the applicant to the housing.
(4) No fee, bond or undertaking shall be required in connection with proceedings under this section.
(5) On sufficient cause, the magistrate may enter further orders for the protection of residents of the housing, including the temporary sealing of the application, or portions thereof.
(6) Any person subject to an order referred to in subsections (1) to (5) of this section may request that the order be vacated or modified by filing a written motion with the court which issued the order.
(7) Upon receipt of a motion to modify or vacate the order, the court shall schedule a hearing.
(8) If after the hearing, the court determines that the applicant is not entitled to access, the court shall vacate or modify the order.
(9) The Bureau of Labor and Industries may adopt rules to carry out the provisions of ORS 659A.250 to 659A.262. [Formerly 659.297]Section: Previous 659A.230 659A.233 659A.236 659A.250 659A.253 659A.256 659A.259 659A.262 659A.270 659A.272 659A.275 659A.277 659A.280 659A.285 659A.300 Next
Last modified: August 7, 2008