2013 ORS § 60.470¹
Definitions for ORS 60.470 to 60.501

As used in ORS 60.470 (Definitions for ORS 60.470 to 60.501) to 60.501 (Merger or share exchange with foreign corporation):

(1) Business entity means:

(a) Any of the following for-profit entities:

(A) A professional corporation organized under ORS chapter 58, predecessor law or comparable law of another jurisdiction;

(B) A corporation organized under this chapter, predecessor law or comparable law of another jurisdiction;

(C) A limited liability company organized under ORS chapter 63 or comparable law of another jurisdiction;

(D) A partnership organized in Oregon after January 1, 1998, or that is registered as a limited liability partnership, or that has elected to be governed by ORS chapter 67, and a partnership governed by law of another jurisdiction that expressly provides for conversions and mergers; and

(E) A limited partnership organized under ORS chapter 70, predecessor law or comparable law of another jurisdiction; and

(b) A cooperative organized under ORS chapter 62, predecessor law or comparable law of another jurisdiction.

(2) Organizational document means the following for an Oregon business entity or, for a foreign business entity, a document equivalent to the following:

(a) In the case of a corporation, professional corporation or cooperative, articles of incorporation;

(b) In the case of a limited liability company, articles of organization;

(c) In the case of a partnership, a partnership agreement and, for a limited liability partnership, its registration; and

(d) In the case of a limited partnership, a certificate of limited partnership.

(3) Owner means a:

(a) Shareholder of a corporation or of a professional corporation;

(b) Member or shareholder of a cooperative;

(c) Member of a limited liability company;

(d) Partner of a partnership; and

(e) General partner or limited partner of a limited partnership. [1999 c.362 §6; 2003 c.80 §14]