2017 ORS 15.320¹
Specific types of contracts governed by Oregon law

Notwithstanding any other provision of ORS 15.300 (Definitions for ORS 15.300 to 15.380) to 15.380 (Presumptive rules for specific types of contracts), but subject to the limitations on applicability imposed by ORS 15.305 (Applicability), the law of Oregon applies to the following contracts:

(1) A contract for services to be rendered in Oregon, or for goods to be delivered in Oregon, if Oregon or any of its agencies or subdivisions is a party to the contract. The application of Oregon’s law pursuant to this subsection may be waived by a person authorized by Oregon’s law to make the waiver.

(2) A contract for construction work to be performed primarily in Oregon.

(3) A contract of employment for services to be rendered primarily in Oregon by a resident of Oregon.

(4)(a) A consumer contract, if:

(A) The consumer is a resident of Oregon at the time of contracting; and

(B) The consumer’s assent to the contract is obtained in Oregon, or the consumer is induced to enter into the contract in substantial measure by an invitation or advertisement in Oregon.

(b) For the purposes of this subsection, a consumer contract is a contract for the supply of goods or services that are designed primarily for personal, familial or household use. [Formerly 81.105]

(formerly 81.105)

Law Review Cita­tions

38 WLR 397 (2002); 44 WLR 205 (2007)

(formerly 81.100 to 81.135)

Law Review Cita­tions

38 WLR 397 (2002); 44 WLR 205 (2007); 88 OLR 963 (2009)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 15—Choice of Laws, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors015.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 15, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano015.­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.