2015 ORS 136.760¹
Definitions for ORS 136.765 to 136.785

Definitions for ORS 136.765 (Notice to defendant) to 136.785 (Burden of proof).

As used in ORS 136.765 (Notice to defendant) to 136.785 (Burden of proof):

(1) "Accusatory instrument" has the meaning given that term in ORS 131.005 (General definitions).

(2) "Enhancement fact" means a fact that is constitutionally required to be found by a jury in order to increase the sentence that may be imposed upon conviction of a crime. [2005 c.463 §1]

Note: 136.760 (Definitions for ORS 136.765 to 136.785) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 136 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 136—Criminal Trials, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors136.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.