2007 ORS § 147.025¹
Eligibility of person not victim or dependent of deceased victim

(1) Notwithstanding that a person is not a victim or a dependent of a deceased victim under ORS 147.015 (Eligibility for compensation) (1), the person is eligible for compensation for reasonable medical expenses for the victim and for reasonable funeral expenses of the deceased victim if the person:

(a) Paid or incurred such expenses; and

(b) Files a claim in the manner provided in ORS 147.105 (Application for compensation) and the conditions in ORS 147.015 (Eligibility for compensation) (2) to (6) are met.

(2) Notwithstanding that a person is not a survivor or dependent of a deceased victim under ORS 147.015 (Eligibility for compensation) (1), the person is eligible for compensation for reasonable counseling expenses up to a maximum amount of $500 if the person:

(a) Paid or incurred such expenses;

(b) Was a friend or acquaintance of the victim;

(c) Was the first person to discover the corpse of the victim; and

(d) Files a claim in the manner provided in ORS 147.105 (Application for compensation) and the conditions in ORS 147.015 (Eligibility for compensation) (2) to (6) are met.

(3) The Department of Justice may pay directly to the provider of the services compensation for medical, funeral or counseling expenses incurred by the person. [1977 c.376 §4; 1987 c.770 §3; 2003 c.353 §1]