2015 ORS 180.755¹
Prohibited acts

(1) A person may not:

(a) Present for payment or approval, or cause to be presented for payment or approval, a claim that the person knows is a false claim.

(b) In the course of presenting a claim for payment or approval, make or use, or cause to be made or used, a record or statement that the person knows to contain, or to be based on, false or fraudulent information.

(c) Agree or conspire with other persons to present for payment or approval a claim that the person knows is a false claim.

(d) Deliver, or cause to be delivered, property to a public agency in an amount the person knows is less than the amount for which the person receives a certificate or receipt.

(e) Make or deliver a document certifying receipt of property used by a public agency, or intended to be used by a public agency, that the person knows contains false or fraudulent information.

(f) Buy property of a public agency from an officer or employee of a public agency if the person knows that the officer or employee is not authorized to sell the property.

(g) Receive property of a public agency from an officer or employee of the public agency as a pledge of an obligation or debt if the person knows that the officer or employee is not authorized to pledge the property.

(h) Make or use, or cause to be made or used, a false or fraudulent statement to conceal, avoid or decrease an obligation to pay or transmit moneys or property to a public agency if the person knows that the statement is false or fraudulent.

(i) Fail to disclose a false claim that benefits the person within a reasonable time after discovering that the false claim has been presented or submitted for payment or approval.

(2) For the purposes of this section, a person has knowledge that a claim, record, statement, document or information is false or fraudulent if the person:

(a) Has actual knowledge of the false or fraudulent nature of the claim, record, statement, document or information;

(b) Acts in deliberate ignorance of the false or fraudulent nature of the claim, record, statement, document or information; or

(c) Acts in reckless disregard of the false or fraudulent nature of the claim, record, statement, document or information.

(3) In an action under ORS 180.760 (Civil action for violation), the Attorney General need not prove that a person specifically intended to defraud a public agency to establish that a person acted with knowledge as described in subsection (2) of this section. [2009 c.292 §2]

Note: See note under 180.750 (Definitions).

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 (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 180, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano180.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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