2017 ORS 133.420¹
Definitions for ORS 133.410 to 133.440

As used in ORS 133.410 (Short title) to 133.440 (Proceedings following arrest in fresh pursuit):

(1) “Fresh pursuit” includes fresh pursuit as defined by the common law; the pursuit of a person who has committed a felony or who reasonably is suspected of having committed a felony; and the pursuit of a person suspected of having committed a felony, though no felony actually has been committed, if there is reasonable ground for believing that a felony has been committed. It does not necessarily imply instant pursuit, but pursuit without unreasonable delay.

(2) “State” includes the District of Columbia.

Notes of Decisions

Allega­tion that law en­force­­ment of­fi­cers failed to comply with these sec­tions (Oregon Uniform Act on Fresh Pursuit), which is designed to imple­ment extradi­tion clause of U.S. Constitu­tion, may serve as basis for plaintiff’s ac­tion for viola­tion of 42 U.S.C. 1983 (federal extradi­tion statute). Draper v. Coombs, 792 F2d 915 (1986)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 133—Arrest and Related Procedures; Search and Seizure; Extradition, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors133.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 133, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano133.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.