ORS 659A.004¹
Short title

The amendments to ORS 10.030 (Eligibility for jury service), 20.107 (Attorney and expert witness fees and other costs on claim of unlawful discrimination), 30.860 (Action for trade discrimination), 93.270 (Certain restrictions in conveyancing instruments prohibited), 109.035 (Security required before foreign travel with child), 166.155 (Bias crime in the second degree), 166.165 (Bias crime in the first degree), 174.100 (Definitions), 179.750 (Equal care and services for persons in state institutions), 192.630 (Meetings of governing body to be open to public), 240.306 (Recruitment, selection and promotion of state employees), 338.125 (Student enrollment), 353.100 (Applicability of laws to university), 418.648 (Rights of foster parents), 418.925 (“Refugee child” defined), 421.352 (Applicability of certain statutes to Oregon Corrections Enterprises), 430.550 (Discrimination prohibited), 443.739 (Rights of residents), 458.505 (Community action agency network as delivery system for federal antipoverty programs), 659.850 (Discrimination in education prohibited), 659A.003 (Purpose of ORS chapter 659A), 659A.006 (Declaration of policy against unlawful discrimination), 659A.030 (Discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, age or expunged juvenile record prohibited), 659A.403 (Discrimination in place of public accommodation prohibited), 659A.406 (Aiding or abetting certain discrimination prohibited), 659A.409 (Notice that discrimination will be made in place of public accommodation prohibited), 659A.421 (Discrimination in selling, renting or leasing real property prohibited), 659A.805 (Rules for carrying out ORS chapter 659A), 659A.815 (Advisory agencies and intergroup-relations councils), 659A.885 (Civil action), 660.139 (Applicant indentured to family business or current employer) and 744.353 by sections 1 to 31, 33 and 34, chapter 100, Oregon Laws 2007, and the repeal of ORS 236.380 by section 32, chapter 100, Oregon Laws 2007, may be cited as the Oregon Equality Act. [2007 c.100 §42; 2007 c.903 §17]

(formerly 659.280 to 659.290)

Law Review Cita­tions

26 WLR 394-395 (1990)

Notes of Decisions

Termina­tion of employ­ment in retalia­tion for invoking Oregon Family Leave Act rights constitutes wrongful discharge in viola­tion of public policy. Yeager v. Providence Health System Oregon, 195 Or App 134, 96 P3d 862 (2004), Sup Ct review denied

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 659A—Unlawful Discrimination in Employment, Public Accommodations and Real Property Transactions; Administrative and Civil Enforcement, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors659A.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 659A, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano659A.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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. Currency Information