2015 ORS 30.505¹
Limitation on liability of volunteer providing assistance relating to compliance with hazardous waste disposal laws
  • exceptions

(1) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, no person may maintain an action for damages against a person who voluntarily provides assistance, training or advice to a generator directly related to procedures or actions the generator must take to comply with the requirements of state or federal hazardous waste disposal laws.

(2) The immunity provided in subsection (1) of this section shall not apply to:

(a) Any person whose act or omission caused in whole or in part the occurrence resulting in the damages for which the action is brought and who would otherwise be liable for the damages.

(b) Any person who receives compensation other than reimbursement for expenses for the person’s service in providing such assistance, training or advice.

(c) The liability of any person for damages resulting from the person’s gross negligence or from the person’s reckless, wanton or intentional misconduct.

(d) Any activity for which a person is otherwise strictly liable without regard to fault. [1987 c.332 §2]

ACTIONS FOR USURPATION OF OFFICE OR FRANCHISE; TO ANNUL CORPORATE EXISTENCE; TO ANNUL LETTERS PATENT


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 30—Actions and Suits in Particular Cases, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors030.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.