2017 ORS 659.880¹
Prohibitions relating to termination of patient’s pregnancy

A public body as defined in ORS 174.109 (“Public body” defined) or, except as provided in ORS 435.225 (Refusal by employee to offer services), an officer, employee or agent of a public body may not:

(1) Deprive a consenting individual of the choice of terminating the individual’s pregnancy;

(2) Interfere with or restrict, in the regulation or provision of benefits, facilities, services or information, the choice of a consenting individual to terminate the individual’s pregnancy;

(3) Prohibit a health care provider, who is acting within the scope of the health care provider’s license, from terminating or assisting in the termination of a patient’s pregnancy; or

(4) Interfere with or restrict, in the regulation or provision of benefits, facilities, services or information, the choice of a health care provider, who is acting within the scope of the health care provider’s license, to terminate or assist in the termination of a patient’s pregnancy. [2017 c.721 §8]

Note: See note under 659.875 (Discrimination in issuance of benefits or coverage or payment for certain medical services prohibited).

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 659—Miscellaneous Prohibitions Relating to Employment and Discrimination, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors659.­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.