2017 ORS 401.685¹

As used in ORS 401.685 (Definitions) to 401.695 (Reporting by registered business to Oregon Department of Administrative Services):

(1) “Critical infrastructure” means property and equipment owned or used by communications networks, electric generation, transmission and distribution systems, gas distribution systems, water pipelines and related support facilities that service multiple customers or citizens, including real and personal property such as buildings, offices, lines, poles, pipes, structures and equipment.

(2) “Declared disaster or emergency” means a major disaster or emergency declared to exist in this state by the President of the United States or a state of emergency declared by the Governor as provided in ORS 401.165 (Declaration of state of emergency).

(3) “Disaster or emergency related work” means repairing, renovating, installing, building or rendering other services to critical infrastructure that has been damaged, impaired or destroyed as a direct result of a declared disaster or emergency.

(4) “Disaster response period” means a period that begins 10 days prior to the date that the Governor declares a state of emergency, or the date that the President of the United States declares an emergency or major disaster, whichever occurs first, and that extends 60 calendar days after the date of the termination of the declared disaster or emergency, or any longer period authorized by the Governor.

(5) “Out-of-state business” means a foreign business entity that, except for disaster or emergency related work, transacts no business in this state and the services of which are requested by a registered business or by a state or local government entity for purposes of performing disaster or emergency related work in this state.

(6) “Out-of-state employee” means an individual who prior to the declared disaster or emergency resides outside this state and performs no work in this state, except for disaster or emergency related work performed during the disaster response period.

(7) “Registered business” means a business entity that is registered with or authorized by the Secretary of State to transact business in this state as of the date immediately prior to the declared disaster or emergency. [2015 c.468 §3]

Chapter 401

Law Review Cita­tions

54 OLR 677 (1975)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 401—Emergency Management and Services, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors401.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 401, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano401.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.