2011 ORS § 135.703¹
Crimes subject to being compromised
  • exceptions

(1) When a defendant is charged with a crime punishable as a misdemeanor for which the person injured by the act constituting the crime has a remedy by a civil action, the crime may be compromised, as provided in ORS 135.705 (Satisfaction of injured person), except when it was committed:

(a) By or upon a peace officer while in the execution of the duties of office;

(b) Riotously;

(c) With an intent to commit a crime punishable only as a felony; or

(d) By one family or household member upon another family or household member, as defined in ORS 107.705 (Definitions for ORS 107.700 to 107.735), or by a person upon an elderly person or a person with a disability as defined in ORS 124.005 (Definitions for ORS 124.005 to 124.040) and the crime was:

(A) Assault in the fourth degree under ORS 163.160 (Assault in the fourth degree);

(B) Assault in the third degree under ORS 163.165 (Assault in the third degree);

(C) Menacing under ORS 163.190 (Menacing);

(D) Recklessly endangering another person under ORS 163.195 (Recklessly endangering another person);

(E) Harassment under ORS 166.065 (Harassment); or

(F) Strangulation under ORS 163.187 (Strangulation).

(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1) of this section, when a defendant is charged with violating ORS 811.700 (Failure to perform duties of driver when property is damaged), the crime may be compromised as provided in ORS 135.705 (Satisfaction of injured person). [Formerly 134.010 [bad link]; 1991 c.938 §1; 1995 c.657 §21; 1995 c.666 §26; 1999 c.738 §9; 2003 c.264 §9; 2003 c.577 §5; 2007 c.70 §35]