ORS 162.117¹
Public investment fraud

(1) A person commits the crime of public investment fraud if, for the purpose of influencing in any way the action of the State Treasury, the person knowingly makes any false statement or report.

(2) Public investment fraud is a Class B felony.

(3) Public investment fraud shall be classified as crime category 6 of the sentencing guidelines grid of the Oregon Criminal Justice Commission.

(4) As used in this section, “action of the State Treasury” includes any application, advance, discount, purchase, purchase agreement, repurchase agreement, commitment or loan, or any change or extension of any of them, by renewal, deferment of action or otherwise, or the acceptance, release or substitution of security therefor. [1993 c.768 §1]

Note: 162.117 (Public investment fraud), 162.118 (Illegal conduct by State Treasury not a defense), 162.119 (Public fraud as racketeering activity) and 162.121 (Construction of ORS 162.117 to 162.121) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 162 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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 (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 162, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano162.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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. Currency Information