2015 ORS 174.540¹
Parts of printed statute editions not part of the law

Title heads, chapter heads, division heads, section and subsection heads or titles and explanatory notes, in the statute laws described in ORS 174.510 (Statute revision of 1953 enacted as law) (1) and in parts of Oregon Revised Statutes, do not constitute any part of the law. [1953 c.3 §4; 1961 c.90 §5; 2013 c.1 §15]

Notes of Decisions

Cap­tions and headings published in Oregon Revised Statutes are not part of the statute and are of no value in determining legislative intent. Mitchell v. Board of Educa­tion of School Dist. 30-44-63J, 64 Or App 565, 669 P2d 356 (1983), Sup Ct review denied

Chapter 174

Law Review Cita­tions

32 WLR 1 (1996); 34 WLR 219 (1998)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 174—Construction of Statutes; General Definitions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors174.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 174, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano174.­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.