2015 ORS 358.415¹
Definitions for ORS 358.420 to 358.440

For the purposes of ORS 358.420 (Status of property loaned to a museum) to 358.440 (Notice to lenders):

(1) Loan, loaned and on loan include all deposits of property with a museum that are not accompanied by a transfer of title to the property.

(2) Museum means an institution located in Oregon that:

(a) Is primarily educational, scientific or aesthetic in purpose;

(b) Owns, borrows or cares for, and studies, archives or exhibits property; and

(c) Is operated by a nonprofit corporation or public agency.

(3) Property includes all tangible objects, animate and inanimate, under a museums care that have intrinsic value to science, history, art or culture, except that it does not include botanical or zoological specimens loaned to a museum for scientific research purposes. [1985 c.580 §1; 2005 c.22 §256]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 358—Oregon Historical and Heritage Agencies, Programs and Tax Provisions; Museums; Local Symphonies and Bands; Archaeological Objects and Sites, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors358.­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.