2017 ORS 63.467¹
Definitions for ORS 63.467 to 63.497

As used in ORS 63.467 (Definitions for ORS 63.467 to 63.497) to 63.497 (Effect of merger):

(1) “Business entity” means:

(a) Any of the following for-profit entities:

(A) A professional corporation organized under ORS chapter 58, predecessor law or comparable law of another jurisdiction;

(B) A corporation organized under ORS chapter 60, predecessor law or comparable law of another jurisdiction;

(C) A limited liability company organized under this chapter or comparable law of another jurisdiction;

(D) A partnership organized in Oregon after January 1, 1998, or that is registered as a limited liability partnership, or that has elected to be governed by ORS chapter 67, and a partnership governed by law of another jurisdiction that expressly provides for conversions and mergers; and

(E) A limited partnership organized under ORS chapter 70, predecessor law or comparable law of another jurisdiction; and

(b) A cooperative organized under ORS chapter 62, predecessor law or comparable law of another jurisdiction.

(2) “Organizational document” means the following for an Oregon business entity or, for a foreign business entity, a document equivalent to the following:

(a) In the case of a corporation, professional corporation or cooperative, articles of incorporation;

(b) In the case of a limited liability company, articles of organization;

(c) In the case of a partnership, a partnership agreement and, for a limited liability partnership, its registration; and

(d) In the case of a limited partnership, a certificate of limited partnership.

(3) “Owner” means a:

(a) Shareholder of a corporation or of a professional corporation;

(b) Member or shareholder of a cooperative;

(c) Member of a limited liability company;

(d) Partner of a partnership; and

(e) General partner or limited partner of a limited partnership. [1999 c.362 §31; 2003 c.80 §27]

Chapter 63

Law Review Cita­tions

30 WLR 291 (1994); 73 OLR 5, 25, 43, 133, 151 (1994)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 63—Limited Liability Companies, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors063.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 63, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano063.­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.