ORS 30.936¹
Immunity from private action based on farming or forest practice on certain lands
  • exceptions

(1) No farming or forest practice on lands zoned for farm or forest use shall give rise to any private right of action or claim for relief based on nuisance or trespass.

(2) Subsection (1) of this section shall not apply to a right of action or claim for relief for:

(a) Damage to commercial agricultural products; or

(b) Death or serious physical injury as defined in ORS 161.015 (General definitions).

(3) Subsection (1) of this section applies regardless of whether the farming or forest practice has undergone any change or interruption. [1993 c.792 §34; 1995 c.547 §8; 1995 c.703 §3; 2001 c.401 §1]

Law Review Cita­tions

18 WLR 153 (1982)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 30—Actions and Suits in Particular Cases, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­030.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 30, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­030ano.­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.
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