2013 ORS § 650.300¹
Definitions for ORS 650.300 to 650.480

As used in ORS 650.300 (Definitions for ORS 650.300 to 650.480) to 650.480 (Remedies):

(1) Area of sales responsibility means the geographic area for which a grantor has granted a dealer the exclusive right to sell recreational vehicles manufactured or distributed by the grantor.

(2) Camper has the meaning given that term in ORS 801.180 (Camper).

(3) Consumer means a purchaser or lessee, other than for purposes of resale, of a product.

(4) Dealer means a person that:

(a) Is certified under ORS 822.020 (Issuance of certificate) as a vehicle dealer in this state; and

(b) Sells or leases recreational vehicles to the motoring public in this state.

(5) Dealership agreement means a written agreement pursuant to which a grantor grants a dealer the right:

(a) To sell or lease recreational vehicles or recreational vehicle services offered by the grantor; or

(b) To use a trade name, trademark, service mark, logo or other commercial symbol in the sale or distribution of recreational vehicles offered by the grantor.

(6) Distributor means a person that purchases new recreational vehicles for resale to a dealer.

(7) Family means:

(a) A parent, sibling, spouse, child, nephew, niece or grandchild of a dealer if the dealer is an individual; or

(b) The spouse of the dealers parent, sibling, child, nephew, niece or grandchild.

(8) Fifth wheel hitch has the meaning given that term in ORS 801.275 (Fifth wheel hitch).

(9) Grantor means a manufacturer or distributor of recreational vehicles.

(10) Line make means new recreational vehicles that:

(a) A grantor or dealer offers for sale, lease or distribution under the grantors trade name, trademark, service mark, logo or other commercial symbol;

(b) Are intended for sale or lease to a specific segment of the motoring public based upon the vehicles decor, equipment, features, price, size and weight;

(c) Have bodies, chassis and frames that, in the view of the motoring public, place the recreational vehicles in the same distinct class of recreational vehicle;

(d) Have lengths and interior floor plans that distinguish the recreational vehicles from recreational vehicles with substantially the same decor, equipment, features, price and weight; and

(e) A dealership agreement authorizes a dealer to sell or lease.

(11) Manufacturer means a person engaged in the manufacture of new recreational vehicles.

(12) Motor home has the meaning given that term in ORS 801.350 (Motor home).

(13) Net invoice cost means the price a dealer paid for a product, less any rebate or discount, plus taxes the dealer paid on the product and any sums the dealer paid to transport the product to the dealer.

(14) Product means a recreational vehicle or an accessory, part, equipment, machine, tool or sign of or for a recreational vehicle.

(15) Proprietary part or accessory means a part or accessory of or for a recreational vehicle manufactured by or for a grantor and sold to dealers only by the grantor.

(16) Recreational vehicle means a vehicle with or without motive power that is designed for human occupancy and to be used temporarily for recreational, seasonal or emergency purposes, including but not limited to a travel trailer, trailer towed with a fifth wheel hitch, camper, camping trailer, fold-up camping trailer, pop-up, tent camper, truck camper and motor home. Recreational vehicle does not include a bus as defined in ORS 184.675 (Definitions for ORS 184.670 to 184.733) with a chassis length of not less than 35 feet that has been converted into a motor coach.

(17) Travel trailer has the meaning given that term in ORS 801.565 (Travel trailer).

(18) Warrantor means a person that makes a warranty.

(19) Warranty means a warranty made to a consumer for a new product, without charge, that is not negotiated or separated from the sale of the product and is incidental to the sale of the product, and that guarantees indemnity for defective parts, mechanical or electrical breakdown, labor or other remedial measures such as repair or replacement. Warranty does not include a service contract, insurance or extended warranty sold for separate consideration by a dealer or other person not under the control of a manufacturer. [2003 c.377 §1]