ORS 167.002¹
Definitions for ORS 167.002 to 167.027

As used in ORS 167.002 (Definitions for ORS 167.002 to 167.027) to 167.027 (Evidence required to show place of prostitution), unless the context requires otherwise:

(1) “Place of prostitution” means any place where prostitution is practiced.

(2) “Prostitute” means a male or female person who engages in sexual conduct or sexual contact for a fee.

(3) “Prostitution enterprise” means an arrangement whereby two or more prostitutes are organized to conduct prostitution activities.

(4) “Sexual conduct” means sexual intercourse or oral or anal sexual intercourse.

(5) “Sexual contact” means any touching of the sexual organs or other intimate parts of a person not married to the actor for the purpose of arousing or gratifying the sexual desire of either party. [1971 c.743 §249; 1973 c.699 §5; 2017 c.318 §14]

Notes of Decisions

Where city’s mandatory min­i­mum penalty is harsher than state’s for same con­duct, city’s penalty is invalid under Article XI, Sec­tion 2 of Oregon Constitu­tion as incompatible with state crim­i­nal law. City of Portland v. Dollarhide, 300 Or 490, 714 P2d 220 (1986)

Law Review Cita­tions

50 WLR 115 (2013)

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 428, 435, 523 (1972)

Chapter 167

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Exemp­tion of nuisance laws from constitu­tional require­ment for pay­ments based on govern­ment regula­tions restricting use of prop­erty, (2001) Vol 49, p 284

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 427-637 (1972)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 167—Offenses Against General Welfare and Animals, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors167.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 167, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano167.­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