BOARD OF GOVERNORS:
1. LC 1233 - Timeline, Out-of-State Delegation, Board of Bar Examiners - Removes current
statutory requirements specifying timelines for suspension of members in the bar; instead the bar would be require to provide reasonable notices and time to cure defaults. Also adds a nineteenth
member to the Oregon State Bar Board of Governors specifically elected by and from the out-of-
state bar membership. Additionally, clarifies the relationship and responsibilities of the Oregon
State Bar's Board of Governors and the Board of Bar Examiners.
2. LC 544 - Custodianship - Allows the Oregon State Bar to take custodianship of an attorney's files
and trust accounts under specific circumstances.
corporations are required to appear through counsel.
4. LC ? - Legal Aid Funding - Amends ORS 9.577 to direct the interest generated from the funds in
the legal aid account to the account, rather than to the general fund.
ADMINISTRATIVE LAW SECTION:
to the Oregon State Bar or its designee in machine readable format. Follow-up bill to SB 52
APPELLATE PRACTICE SECTION:
allow for filing and service of initiating documents by a third-party commercial carrier.
BUSINESS LAW SECTION:
shareholders must use to exercise dissenters' rights. Also streamlines the requirement to file a
plan merger, plan of share exchange, or plan conversion.
CONSUMER LAW SECTION:
association fees during a redemption period from the judgment debtor to the certificate holder/purchaser.
CONSUMER LAW AND DEBTOR-CREDITOR SECTION:
judgment in a foreclosure action when such inclusion is inappropriate or contrary to other
ESTATE PLANNING SECTION:
produced by the National Conference of Uniform State Laws Commission.
Code). The issues covered include: the early vesting rule of trusts, the separate share rule, and
the allocation of realize capital gains to distributions.
FAMILY LAW SECTION:
extent provided in a court order, even if the former spouse had not retired at the time of his or
documents without a formal court proceeding. Allows the former spouses to determine if there
has been a change in a party's circumstances sufficient to necessitate a modification of the
spousal support provisions of a divorce decree without filing with the court.
PROCEDURE AND PRACTICE COMMITTEE:
in HB 2366 (2007) that may have rendered that statute inapplicable to the Oregon Tort
submission of a hardship affidavit with a complaint in the regular section of the Oregon Tax
UNIFORM CRIMINAL JURY INSTRUCTIONS COMMITTEE:
Unlawfully" in the "Burglary and Criminal Trespass" section of ORS Chapter 164 to make the
wording of the statute consistent with the Supreme Court's interpretation of the statute.
WORKERS COMPENSATION SECTION:
establish two tiers of appeal rights: those beneficiaries who were mailed copies have 60 days to
appeal a notice and those who were not mailed a copy of the closure notice have one year to appeal. Amends ORS 656.268 to expressly require payment for deposition interpreter services by the insurer or self-insured employer if necessary.