2015 ORS 30.870¹
Definitions for ORS 30.870 and 30.875

As used in this section and ORS 30.875 (Civil damages for shoplifting or taking of agricultural produce):

(1) "Agricultural produce" means any plant including, but not limited to, trees, or animals, kept, grown or raised upon real property, and the products of those plants and animals.

(2) "Mercantile establishment" means any place where merchandise is displayed, held or offered for sale, either at retail or wholesale.

(3) "Merchandise" means all things movable and capable of manual delivery.

(4) "Owner" means any person who owns or operates a mercantile establishment or farm, or the agents or employees of that person. [1979 c.592 §1; 1981 c.716 §5]


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.