2013 ORS § 163.535¹
Abandonment of a child

(1) A person commits the crime of abandonment of a child if, being a parent, lawful guardian or other person lawfully charged with the care or custody of a child under 15 years of age, the person deserts the child in any place with intent to abandon it.

(2) Abandonment of a child is a Class C felony.

(3) It is an affirmative defense to a charge of violating subsection (1) of this section that the child was left in accordance with ORS 418.017 (Parent allowed to anonymously leave child at authorized facility). [1971 c.743 §173; 2001 c.597 §2]