2017 ORS 131.890¹
Entitlement to reward
  • use of public money to reward bounty hunter

(1) Any person providing information leading to the apprehension of a person for whom a reward has been offered under ORS 131.885 (Offer of reward) is entitled to and shall be paid the reward offered under ORS 131.885 (Offer of reward) or a proportionate share thereof if more than one claimant is entitled.

(2) No public money may be used to pay a reward to a bounty hunter under this section. As used in this subsection, “bounty hunter” means a private person who is in the business of apprehending persons who have forfeited security or broken the terms of a security release, fled from justice or escaped from confinement. [Formerly 149.020; 1981 c.300 §2; 1999 c.217 §2]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 131—Preliminary Provisions; Limitations; Jurisdiction; Venue; Criminal Forfeiture; Crime Prevention, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors131.­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.