2017 ORS 162.035¹
Bribery defenses

(1) In any prosecution under ORS 162.015 (Bribe giving), it is a defense that the defendant offered, conferred or agreed to confer the pecuniary benefit as a result of the public servant’s conduct constituting extortion or coercion.

(2) It is no defense to a prosecution under ORS 162.015 (Bribe giving) and 162.025 (Bribe receiving) that the person sought to be influenced was not qualified to act in the desired way, whether because the person had not assumed office, lacked jurisdiction or for any other reason. [1971 c.743 §181]

Notes of Decisions

Under Oregon’s Controlled Substances Act, which is substantial adop­tion of Uniform Controlled Substances Act, but which did not adopt crime of pos­ses­sion of controlled substance with intent to transfer, at­tempted transfer is punishable as completed transfer. State v. Boyd, 92 Or App 51, 756 P2d 1276 (1988), Sup Ct review denied

Chapter 162

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 427-637 (1972)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 162—Offenses Against the State and Public Justice, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors162.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 162, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano162.­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.