2017 ORS 45.272¹
Definitions for ORS 45.272 to 45.297

As used in ORS 45.272 (Definitions for ORS 45.272 to 45.297) to 45.297 (Authority to enter into service contracts):

(1) “Adjudicatory proceeding” means:

(a) Any contested case hearing conducted under ORS chapter 183; or

(b) Any hearing conducted by an agency in which the individual legal rights, duties or privileges of specific parties are determined if that determination is subject to judicial review by a circuit court or by the Court of Appeals.

(2) “Agency” has that meaning given in ORS 183.310 (Definitions for chapter).

(3) “Critical stage of the proceeding” has the meaning given that term in ORS 147.500 (Definitions).

(4) “Victim” has the meaning given that term in ORS 147.500 (Definitions). [1999 c.1041 §3; 2015 c.155 §1]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 45—Testimony Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors045.­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.