(1) The Department of Transportation shall not issue title for a vehicle described in subsection (2) of this section unless:
(a) An inspection of the vehicle identification number or numbers of the vehicle is performed in accordance with ORS 803.212; and
(b) The fee established under ORS 803.215 is paid to the department for the inspection.
(2) Except as provided in subsection (3) of this section, the requirements of this section apply to all of the following:
(a) A vehicle from another jurisdiction.
(b) Any assembled or reconstructed vehicle.
(c) Any vehicle if the certificate of title has been or is required to be submitted to the department, or a person is required to report to the department, under ORS 819.010, 819.012, 819.014 or 819.030.
(d) Any vehicle if the department has received notice that the vehicle has been or will be wrecked, dismantled, disassembled or substantially altered under ORS 819.010 or 822.135.
(f) Other than a racing activity vehicle as defined in ORS 801.404, any vehicle the department has reason to believe was not certified by the original manufacturer as conforming to federal vehicle standards.
(3) The requirements of this section do not apply to the following vehicles if the person shown as the owner on an out-of-state title for the vehicle applies for an Oregon title in that person’s name:
(a) A rental truck, rental truck tractor or rental trailer that is registered in Oregon under an interstate agreement that provides that a portion of the owner’s fleet is to be registered in each state in which the fleet operates.
(b) A trailer or semitrailer that has permanent registration. [1983 c.338 §200; 1985 c.16 §71; 1985 c.402 §9; 1985 c.410 §2; 1987 c.146 §2; 1991 c.820 §15; 1993 c.174 §8; 1993 c.233 §39; 2003 c.655 §107; 2007 c.693 §5]Section: Previous 803.134 803.136 803.138 803.140 803.200 803.205 803.207 803.210 803.212 803.215 803.217 803.220 803.225 803.230 803.300 Next
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