2007 ORS 190.476¹
Delegation of supervision of police officers
  • agency liability

(1) An officer exercising authority under ORS 190.472 (Mutual interstate law enforcement assistance agreements) is subject to the supervisory control of and limitations imposed by the commissioning agency. However, the commissioning agency may temporarily delegate supervision of the officer to another law enforcement agency.

(2) Any liability or claim of liability that arises out of the exercise of authority under ORS 190.472 (Mutual interstate law enforcement assistance agreements) by an officer acting within the course and scope of the officer’s duties under ORS 190.472 (Mutual interstate law enforcement assistance agreements) is the responsibility of the commissioning agency unless:

(a) The officer acts under the direction and control of another agency; or

(b) The liability or claim of liability is otherwise allocated under a written agreement between the commissioning agency and another agency.

(3) All of the privileges and immunities from liability, exemption from laws, ordinances and rules, and all pension, relief, disability, workers’ compensation insurance and other benefits that apply to the activities of officers when performing their duties within the territorial limits of their commissioning agencies apply to them and to their commissioning agencies to the same degree and extent while the officers exercise authority under ORS 190.472 (Mutual interstate law enforcement assistance agreements).

(4) As used in this section, "commissioning agency" means the agency for whom the officer is employed full-time and by whom the officer is compensated. [1997 c.855 §3]

Note: See note under 190.472 (Mutual interstate law enforcement assistance agreements).

Chapter 190

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of Motor Vehicles Division to enter into agree­ment to administer "license" tax by mass transit district, (1974) Vol 37, p 229; authority of Oregon Coastal Zone Manage­ment Associa­tion to file suit on behalf of member counties to challenge validity of state law, (1977) Vol 38, p 792


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 190—Cooperation of Governmental Units; State Census; Arbitration, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­190.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 190, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­190ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
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.