2015 ORS 164.315¹
Arson in the second degree

(1) A person commits the crime of arson in the second degree if:

(a) By starting a fire or causing an explosion, the person intentionally damages:

(A) Any building of another that is not protected property; or

(B) Any property of another and the damages to the property exceed $750; or

(b) By knowingly engaging in the manufacture of methamphetamine, the person causes fire or causes an explosion that damages property described in paragraph (a) of this subsection.

(2) Arson in the second degree is a Class C felony. [1971 c.743 §143; 2001 c.432 §1; 2005 c.706 §3]

Notes of Decisions

Error, if any, in admission of evidence that defendant had damaged father's automobile after argu­ment, was harmless where father testified that, on evening of fire, defendant stated that he had set fire to barn and hoped it would burn to ground. State v. Mulvihill, 35 Or App 627, 582 P2d 43 (1978)

Arson in sec­ond de­gree may be lesser included of­fense under indict­ment for arson in first de­gree of an­oth­er's protected prop­erty. State v. Gibson, 42 Or App 575, 600 P2d 962 (1979), Sup Ct review denied

Completed Cita­tions

State v. Washington, 5 Or App 347, 483 P2d 465 (1971), Sup Ct review denied

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Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 427-637 (1972)


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 164—Offenses Against Property, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors164.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 164, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano164.­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.