2017 ORS 433.001¹
Definitions for ORS 433.001 to 433.045 and 433.110 to 433.770

As used in ORS 433.001 (Definitions for ORS 433.001 to 433.045 and 433.110 to 433.770) to 433.045 (Notice of HIV test required) and 433.110 (Duties of physicians, physician assistants, naturopathic physicians and nurses in controlling communicable disease) to 433.770 (Enforcement) unless the context requires otherwise:

(1) “Communicable disease” has the meaning given that term in ORS 431A.005.

(2) “Control” means a person without a reportable disease about whom information is collected for purposes of comparison to a person or persons with the reportable disease.

(3) “Disease outbreak” has the meaning given that term in ORS 431A.005.

(4) “Epidemic” has the meaning given that term in ORS 431A.005.

(5) “Health care provider” has the meaning given that term in ORS 433.443 (Authority of Public Health Director during public health emergency).

(6) “Individually identifiable health information” has the meaning given that term in ORS 433.443 (Authority of Public Health Director during public health emergency).

(7) “Isolation” means the physical separation and confinement of a person or group of persons who are infected or reasonably believed to be infected with a communicable disease or possibly communicable disease from nonisolated persons to prevent or limit the transmission of the disease to nonisolated persons.

(8) “Local public health administrator” has the meaning given that term in ORS 431.003 (Definitions).

(9) “Property” means animals, inanimate objects, vessels, public conveyances, buildings and all other real or personal property.

(10) “Public health measure” has the meaning given that term in ORS 431A.005.

(11) “Quarantine” means the physical separation and confinement of a person or group of persons who have been or may have been exposed to a communicable disease or possibly communicable disease and who do not show signs or symptoms of a communicable disease, from persons who have not been exposed to a communicable disease or possibly communicable disease, to prevent or limit the transmission of the disease to other persons.

(12) “Reportable disease” has the meaning given that term in ORS 431A.005.

(13) “Simultaneous electronic transmission” means transmission by television, telephone or any other electronic or digital means if the form of transmission allows:

(a) The court and the person making the appearance to communicate with each other during the proceeding; and

(b) A person who is represented by legal counsel to consult privately with the person’s attorney during the proceeding.

(14) “Toxic substance” has the meaning given that term in ORS 431A.005. [1973 c.259 §2; 1987 c.600 §1; 2001 c.900 §155; 2007 c.445 §6; 2009 c.268 §1; 2009 c.595 §624; 2011 c.721 §1; 2015 c.736 §76]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 433—Disease and Condition Control; Mass Gatherings; Indoor Air, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors433.­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.