2011 ORS § 407.090¹
Definition of veteran

As used in section 3, Article XI-A of the Oregon Constitution, veteran means a person who:

(1) Served on active duty with the Armed Forces of the United States:

(a) For a period of more than 90 consecutive days beginning on or before January 31, 1955, and was discharged or released from active duty under honorable conditions;

(b) For a period of more than 178 consecutive days beginning after January 31, 1955, and was discharged or released from active duty under honorable conditions;

(c) For 178 days or less and was discharged or released from active duty under honorable conditions because of a service-connected disability;

(d) For 178 days or less and was discharged or released from active duty under honorable conditions and has a disability rating from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs; or

(e) For at least one day in a combat zone and was discharged or released from active duty under honorable conditions;

(2) Received a combat, expeditionary or campaign ribbon or medal for service in the Armed Forces of the United States and was discharged or released from active duty under honorable conditions; or

(3) Is receiving a nonservice-connected pension from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. [2009 c.527 §1]

Note: 407.090 (Definition of veteran) was enacted into law but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 407 or any series therein by law. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.