2015 ORS § 358.915¹

The provisions of ORS 192.005 (Definitions for ORS 192.005 to 192.170), 192.501 (Public records conditionally exempt from disclosure) to 192.505 (Exempt and nonexempt public record to be separated), 273.990 (Criminal penalties), 358.905 (Definitions for ORS 358.905 to 358.961) to 358.961 (Time limitations on actions or proceedings) and 390.235 (Permits and conditions for excavation or removal of archaeological or historical material) do not apply to a person who unintentionally discovers an archaeological object that has been exposed by the forces of nature on public land or private property and retains the object for personal use, except for sacred objects, human remains, funerary objects or objects of cultural patrimony. [1983 c.620 §15; 1993 c.459 §3]