2015 ORS 147.281¹
Definitions

As used in ORS 147.281 (Definitions) to 147.298 (Where action may be initiated):

(1) "Action" means an action, suit or proceeding.

(2) "Assistance" means compensation paid by the Department of Justice under ORS 147.005 (Definitions) to 147.367 (Services to victims of acts of mass destruction) to or on behalf of an applicant or recipient.

(3) "Claim" means a claim of an applicant or recipient for damages for injuries against an assailant or any other person or entity alleged to be liable for the injury constituting the basis for the claim.

(4) "Compromise" means a compromise between an applicant or recipient and an assailant or any other person or entity against whom the applicant or recipient has a claim.

(5) "Judgment" means a judgment in an action brought by an applicant or recipient to enforce the claim of the applicant or recipient.

(6) "Recipient" means a person who has received assistance.

(7) "Settlement" means a settlement between an applicant or recipient and an assailant or any other person or entity against whom the applicant or recipient has a claim. [2005 c.383 §2]

Notes of Decisions

"Person" has same meaning as defini­tion given to term by Criminal Code. State v. Spino, 143 Or App 619, 925 P2d 101 (1996)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Primary resource as between federally funded Aid to Dependent Children or state-funded General Assistance benefits and Crime Victims' Compensa­tion Program for pay­ment of lost earnings compensa­tion, (1987) Vol 46, p 1

Chapter 147

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Primary resource fund where per­son, as result of single incident, becomes eligible for medical benefits from funds administered by Adult and Family Service Division, Motor Vehicle Accident Fund and Crime Victims' Compensa­tion Division, (1978) Vol 39, p 323


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 147—Victims of Crime and Acts of Mass Destruction, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors147.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 147, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano147.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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