2013 ORS § 275.188¹
Definitions for ORS 275.110 to 275.250

(1) As used in ORS 275.110 (Order to sell certain county lands) to 275.250 (Notice to county assessor of sale or resale), purchase agreement means a purchase money mortgage, a purchase money trust deed, a land sale contract or any other written purchase agreement other than an earnest money agreement that requires payment of an earnest money deposit upon execution and payment of the outstanding balance in one additional payment.

(2) As used in ORS 275.190 (Cash or installment sale), for cash, when used to describe the terms of a sale of county property, includes a sale pursuant to an earnest money agreement that requires payment of an earnest money deposit upon execution and payment of the outstanding balance in one additional payment. [2005 c.243 §2]

Note: 275.188 (Definitions for ORS 275.110 to 275.250) was added to and made a part of 275.110 (Order to sell certain county lands) to 275.250 (Notice to county assessor of sale or resale) by legislative action but was not added to any other series in ORS chapter 275. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.