2007 ORS 704.010¹

As used in this chapter:

(1) "Board" means the State Marine Board.

(2) "Employee" means an individual who, in exchange for compensation or other pecuniary gain, provides outfitting and guiding services exclusively under the direction, supervision and control of an outfitter and guide or an ocean guide.

(3) "Ocean guide" means any individual who carries passengers for hire for outdoor recreational activities only on the waters of the Pacific Ocean over which the State of Oregon has jurisdiction and who possesses therefor a valid United States Coast Guard vessel operator license.

(4) "Outdoor recreational activities" include, but are not limited to, boating, angling, hunting, jeep touring, backpacking, alpine mountain climbing, camping, trips utilizing pack animals, dog sled trips, whitewater float trips, rafting trips, drift boat trips, kayak trips, inflatable canoe trips and canoe trips. The duration of any outdoor recreational activities may be for a few hours or for several days or weeks.

(5)(a) "Outfitter and guide" means any person:

(A) Who provides, or who offers to provide, for compensation or other pecuniary gain:

(i) Outfitting and guiding services in Oregon; or

(ii) Outfitting and guiding services and either equipment, supplies, livestock or materials for use in Oregon; or

(B) Who holds one or more federal permits for commercial outfitting and guiding services for use in any forest or wilderness or on any river in Oregon.

(b) "Outfitter and guide" does not include:

(A) An ocean guide or an employee of an outfitter and guide or ocean guide; or

(B) An individual who, for compensation or other pecuniary gain, provides outfitting and guiding services for the conduct of outdoor recreational activities exclusively upon property owned or controlled by the individual.

(6) "Outfitting and guiding services" include, but are not limited to, leading, protecting, instructing, training, cooking, packing, guiding, transporting, supervising, interpreting or otherwise assisting any person in the conduct of outdoor recreational activities. The rental of equipment alone does not constitute outfitting and guiding services.

(7) Outfitting and guiding services are not offered or provided for compensation or pecuniary gain if:

(a) No individual receives any dues, fee, salary, commission, bonus, tip, compensation, equipment, materials, livestock, supplies, rental payment, amortization payment, depreciation payment or other financial gain; and

(b) No money or other remuneration is in any manner paid or collected except as a sharing by trip participants of the costs or expenses for the trip. [1983 c.655 §1; 1995 c.736 §7]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 704—Outfitters and Guides, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­704.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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.