ORS 56.200¹
Definitions for ORS 56.200 to 56.209

As used in ORS 56.200 (Definitions for ORS 56.200 to 56.209) to 56.209 (Protections for persons making complaints):

(1) “Business” means any corporation, partnership, company, cooperative, sole proprietorship or other legal entity organized or operating for pecuniary or nonpecuniary gain.

(2) “Local government” has the meaning given that term in ORS 174.116 (“Local government” and “local service district” defined).

(3) “Small business” means a prospective, new or established business with 100 or fewer employees that is or will be located in Oregon.

(4) “State agency” means an agency of the executive department, as defined in ORS 174.112 (“Executive department” defined). [2013 c.699 §2; 2016 c.25 §1]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 56—Duties of Secretary of State, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors056.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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.
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