2017 ORS 357.004¹
Definitions for ORS 357.001 to 357.200

As used in ORS 357.001 (Legislative findings) to 357.200 (Miscellaneous Receipts Account), unless the context requires otherwise:

(1) “Depository library” means a library that is designated as such under ORS 357.095 (Designation of depository libraries).

(2)(a) “Issuing agency” means state government, as that term is defined in ORS 174.111 (“State government” defined).

(b) “Issuing agency” does not include any public university listed in ORS 352.002 (Public universities) or office, department or activity under the control of the university.

(3)(a) “Public document” means informational matter produced for public distribution or access regardless of format, medium, source or copyright, originating in or produced with the imprint of, by the authority of or at the total or partial expense of any state agency. “Public document” includes informational matter produced on computer diskettes, CD-ROMs, computer tapes, the Internet or in other electronic formats.

(b) “Public document” does not include:

(A) Correspondence, forms, interoffice or intraoffice memoranda;

(B) Legislative bills;

(C) Oregon Revised Statutes or any edition thereof; or

(D) Reports and publications of the Oregon Supreme Court, the Oregon Court of Appeals and the Oregon Tax Court. [1995 c.69 §4; 2005 c.33 §2; 2011 c.637 §262; 2013 c.768 §140; 2015 c.767 §169]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 357—Libraries; State Archivist; Poet Laureate, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors357.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.