2017 ORS 656.070¹
Definitions for ORS 656.027, 656.070 and 656.075

As used in ORS 656.027 (Who are subject workers), 656.075 (Exemption from coverage for newspaper carriers) and this section:

(1) “Newspaper” has the meaning for that term provided in ORS 193.010 (Definitions for ORS 193.010 and 193.020).

(2) “Newspaper carrier” means an individual age 18 years or younger who contracts with a newspaper publishing company or independent newspaper dealer or contractor to distribute newspapers to the general public and performs or undertakes any necessary or attendant functions related thereto, but receives no salary or wages, other than sales incentives or bonuses, for the performance of those duties from the newspaper publishing company or independent newspaper dealer or contractor. “Newspaper carrier” includes any individual appointed or utilized on a temporary basis by a newspaper carrier, a newspaper publishing company or independent newspaper dealer or contractor to perform any or all of the duties of a newspaper carrier. [1977 c.835 §3; 1981 c.535 §52]

Law Review Cita­tions

55 OLR 432-445 (1976); 16 WLR 519 (1979); 22 WLR 559 (1986)

Chapter 656

Notes of Decisions

Party having af­firm­a­tive of any issue must prove it by preponderance of evidence unless legislature fixes some different quantum of proof. Hutcheson v. Weyerhaeuser Co., 288 Or 51, 602 P2d 268 (1979)

Amend­ments to existing statutes and enact­ment of addi­tional statutes by 1995 legisla­tion generally apply to pending cases and to orders still ap­pealable on June 7, 1995, effective date. Volk v. America West Air­lines, 135 Or App 565, 899 P2d 746 (1995), Sup Ct review denied

Amend­ments to existing statutes and enact­ment of addi­tional statutes by 1995 legisla­tion do not extend or shorten procedural time limita­tions with regard to ac­tions taken prior to June 7, 1995, effective date. Motel 6 v. McMasters, 135 Or App 583, 899 P2d 1212 (1995)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Benefit unavailability for inmates engaged in prison work programs, (1996) Vol 48, p 134

Law Review Cita­tions

24 WLR 321, 341 (1988); 32 WLR 217 (1996)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 656—Workers’ Compensation, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors656.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 656, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano656.­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.