2007 ORS 391.510¹
Definitions for ORS 391.500 to 391.660

As used in ORS 267.227 (Relationship with Oregon Mass Transportation Financing Authority) and 391.500 (Declaration of policy) to 391.660 (Short title), unless the context otherwise requires:

(1) "Acquire" or "acquisition" means the acquisition, by purchase, lease, gift, grant, devise, construction, installation, reconstruction, repair and alteration, and the equipment, improvement and extension of mass transit facilities.

(2) "Authority" means the Oregon Mass Transportation Financing Authority created by ORS 267.227 (Relationship with Oregon Mass Transportation Financing Authority) and 391.500 (Declaration of policy) to 391.660 (Short title).

(3) "Board" means the members of the authority created in ORS 391.520 (Financing authority created).

(4) "District" means a mass transit district established under ORS 267.010 (Definitions for ORS 267.010 to 267.390) to 267.390 (Acceptance of funds from United States).

(5) "Finance" or "financing" means the issuance of revenue bonds pursuant to ORS 391.570 (Bonds) by the authority for the purpose of providing financial assistance to districts.

(6) "Financial assistance" means the providing of methods of financing of costs of mass transit facilities under ORS 267.227 (Relationship with Oregon Mass Transportation Financing Authority) and 391.500 (Declaration of policy) to 391.660 (Short title).

(7) "Mass transit facility" or "facilities" means any or all property constituting a mass transit system, or any portion thereof, in any manner owned, used, leased or operated by a district and which is located wherever a district is authorized to operate. [1977 c.662 §3]

Notes of Decisions

Supreme Court lacked jurisdic­tion to determine constitu­tionality of Oregon Mass Transporta­tion Financing Act where peti­tion, which alleged that Mass Transporta­tion Financing Authority was unable or unwilling to proceed with statutory program in absence of clear declara­tion that Act was constitu­tional, disclosed no constitu­tional controversy invoking either judicial authority of court under Const. Art. VII § 1 or original jurisdic­tion under this Act. In re Oregon Mass Transp. Fin. Auth., 284 Or 241, 586 P2d 784 (1978)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 391—Mass Transportation, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­391.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 391, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­391ano.­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.