ORS 166.525¹

As used in ORS 166.525 (Definitions) to 166.543 (Criminal penalties):

(1) “Deadly weapon” means:

(a) Any instrument, article or substance specifically designed for and presently capable of causing death or serious physical injury; or

(b) A firearm, whether loaded or unloaded.

(2) “Family or household member” means a spouse, intimate partner, mother, father, child or sibling of the respondent, or any person living within the same household as the respondent.

(3) “Gun dealer” has the meaning given that term in ORS 166.412 (Definitions).

(4) “Law enforcement agency” means an agency or department of the State of Oregon or of a political subdivision of the State of Oregon whose principal function is the apprehension of criminal offenders.

(5) “Law enforcement officer” means a member of the Oregon State Police, a sheriff, a municipal police officer or an authorized tribal police officer as defined in ORS 181A.680 (Definitions for ORS 181A.680 to 181A.692).

(6) “Petitioner” means a person who petitions for an order under ORS 166.525 (Definitions) to 166.543 (Criminal penalties).

(7) “Respondent” means a person against whom an order is filed under ORS 166.525 (Definitions) to 166.543 (Criminal penalties). [2017 c.737 §1]

Chapter 166

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 427-637 (1972); 69 OLR 169 (1990)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 166—Offenses Against Public Order; Firearms and Other Weapons; Racketeering, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors166.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 166, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano166.­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