ORS 271.005¹
Definitions for ORS 271.005 to 271.540

As used in ORS 271.005 (Definitions for ORS 271.005 to 271.540) to 271.540 (County or city operation of industrial facility):

(1) “Governing body” means the board or body in which the general legislative power of a political subdivision is vested.

(2) “Governmental body” means the State of Oregon, a political subdivision, the United States of America or an agency thereof.

(3) “Political subdivision” means any local government unit, including, but not limited to, a county, city, town, port, dock commission or district, that exists under the laws of Oregon and has power to levy and collect taxes. [1981 c.787 §2]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 271—Use and Disposition of Public Lands Generally; Easements, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors271.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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. Currency Information