2011 ORS § 106.310¹
Definitions for ORS 106.300 to 106.340

As used in ORS 106.300 (Short title) to 106.340 (Certain privileges, immunities, rights, benefits and responsibilities granted or imposed) (Oregon Family Fairness Act):

(1) Domestic partnership means a civil contract described in ORS 106.300 (Short title) to 106.340 (Certain privileges, immunities, rights, benefits and responsibilities granted or imposed) entered into in person between two individuals of the same sex who are at least 18 years of age, who are otherwise capable and at least one of whom is a resident of Oregon.

(2) Partner means an individual joined in a domestic partnership. [2007 c.99 §3; 2009 c.561 §1]

Note: Section 7, chapter 561, Oregon Laws 2009, provides:

Sec. 7. The amendments to sections 3 [106.310 (Definitions for ORS 106.300 to 106.340)] and 4 [106.315 (Prohibited and void domestic partnerships)], chapter 99, Oregon Laws 2007, by sections 1 and 2 of this 2009 Act apply to declarations of domestic partnership entered into before, on or after the effective date of this 2009 Act [September 28, 2009]. [2009 c.561 §7]

Note: See note under 106.300 (Short title).