2017 ORS 180.750¹

As used in ORS 180.750 (Definitions) to 180.785 (Remedy not exclusive):

(1) “Claim” means a request or demand made to a public agency, including a request or demand made pursuant to a contract, that seeks moneys, property, services or benefits that will be provided in whole or in part by a public body, whether directly or through reimbursement of another public agency that provides the moneys, property, services or benefits.

(2) “False claim” means a claim that:

(a) Contains, or is based on, false or fraudulent information;

(b) Contains any statement or representation that is untrue in whole or part; or

(c) Omits information that could have a material effect on the value, validity or authenticity of the claim.

(3) “Public agency” means:

(a) A public body;

(b) The United States or a federal agency;

(c) A person who contracts with a public body; or

(d) A person other than an individual who receives a grant from a public body.

(4) “Public body” has the meaning given that term in ORS 174.109 (“Public body” defined). [2009 c.292 §1]

Note: 180.750 (Definitions) to 180.785 (Remedy not exclusive) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 180 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

Chapter 180

Notes of Decisions

State Accident Insurance Fund Corpora­tion is subject to the pro­vi­sions of this chapter relating to legal representa­tion. Frohnmayer v. SAIF, 61 Or App 147, 655 P2d 1098 (1982), aff’d 294 Or 570, 660 P2d 1061 (1983)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Legal business of Oregon Medical Insurance Pool is not part of state’s legal affairs and Attorney General may not provide advice or legal assistance to pool or its board of directors except at request of state of­fi­cer or agency, (1989) Vol 46, p 155

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 180—Attorney General; Department of Justice, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors180.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 180, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano180.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.