2017 ORS 112.455¹
Definitions for ORS 112.455 to 112.555

As used in ORS 112.455 (Definitions for ORS 112.455 to 112.555) to 112.555 (Evidence of felonious and intentional killing):

(1) “Abuser” means a person who is convicted of a felony by reason of conduct that constitutes physical abuse as described in ORS 124.105 (Physical abuse subject to action) or financial abuse as described in ORS 124.110 (Financial abuse subject to action).

(2) “Decedent” means:

(a) A person whose life is taken by a slayer; or

(b) A person whose date of death is not later than five years after an abuser is convicted of a felony by reason of conduct against the person that constitutes physical abuse as described in ORS 124.105 (Physical abuse subject to action) or financial abuse as described in ORS 124.110 (Financial abuse subject to action).

(3) “Slayer” means a person who, with felonious intent, takes or procures the taking of the life of a decedent. [1969 c.591 §58; 2005 c.270 §1]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 112—Intestate Succession and Wills, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors112.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.