2017 ORS 616.850¹
Definitions for ORS 616.850 to 616.890

As used in ORS 616.850 (Definitions for ORS 616.850 to 616.890) to 616.890 (Short title), unless the context requires otherwise:

(1) “Consumer commodity” means any of the following items:

(a) Food, including all material, solid, liquid or mixed, whether simple or compound, used or intended for consumption by human beings or domestic animals normally kept as household pets, and all substances or ingredients to be added thereto for any purposes;

(b) Paper products, including napkins, towels, facial tissues, toilet tissues, disposable plates and cups;

(c) Wrapping products, including those made of paper, plastic and aluminum; and

(d) Soaps, detergents, cleaning aids, deodorizing aids, waxes and wax removers, disinfectants, polishes and polish removers, bleaches, scouring pads and all other laundry and household cleaning products.

(2) “Grocery store or food market” means any retail establishment or department thereof:

(a) That sells consumer commodities, the gross annual receipts from the sale of which is $1.5 million or more; and

(b) That is part of a chain system or contracts with a supplier or cooperative that utilizes common purchasing, warehousing or distribution facilities, if the chain, cooperative or supplier has computer hardware for inventory control, ordering or pricing labels.

(3) “Package” means any container or wrapping in which any consumer commodity is enclosed for use in the delivery or display of that consumer commodity to retail purchasers.

(4) “Unit retail price” means the retail price of the contents of a package of any consumer commodity, expressed in terms of the retail price of such contents per single whole unit of weight, volume, measure or count, computed to the nearest 10th of a cent when less than $1 and to the nearest cent when $1 or more. [1977 c.181 §3; 1979 c.827 §1; 2007 c.71 §185]

Law Review Cita­tions

16 WLR 516 (1979)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 616—General and Miscellaneous Provisions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors616.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 616, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano616.­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.