2015 ORS 163.266¹
Trafficking in persons

(1) A person commits the crime of trafficking in persons if the person knowingly recruits, entices, harbors, transports, provides or obtains by any means, or attempts to recruit, entice, harbor, transport, provide or obtain by any means, another person and:

(a) The person knows that the other person will be subjected to involuntary servitude as described in ORS 163.263 (Subjecting another person to involuntary servitude in the second degree) or 163.264 (Subjecting another person to involuntary servitude in the first degree);

(b) The person knows or recklessly disregards the fact that force, fraud or coercion will be used to cause the other person to engage in a commercial sex act; or

(c) The person knows or recklessly disregards the fact that the other person is under 15 years of age and will be used in a commercial sex act.

(2) A person commits the crime of trafficking in persons if the person knowingly benefits financially or receives something of value from participation in a venture that involves an act prohibited by subsection (1) of this section or ORS 163.263 (Subjecting another person to involuntary servitude in the second degree) or 163.264 (Subjecting another person to involuntary servitude in the first degree).

(3) As used in this section, "commercial sex act" means sexual conduct or sexual contact, as those terms are defined in ORS 167.002 (Definitions for ORS 167.002 to 167.027), performed in return for a fee or anything of value.

(4) Violation of subsection (1)(a) or (2) of this section is a Class B felony.

(5) Violation of subsection (1)(b) or (c) of this section is a Class A felony. [2007 c.811 §4; 2013 c.720 §1]

Note: See note under 163.261 (Definitions for ORS 163.263 and 163.264).

Law Review Cita­tions

50 WLR 115 (2013)

Chapter 163

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 427-637 (1972)


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 163—Offenses Against Persons, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors163.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 163, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano163.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.