2017 ORS 659A.130¹
Conditions that do not constitute impairment

(1) For the purposes of ORS 659A.112 (Employment discrimination) to 659A.139 (Construction of ORS 659A.103 to 659A.145), homosexuality and bisexuality are not physical or mental impairments. An individual who is homosexual or bisexual does not have a disability for the purposes of ORS 659A.112 (Employment discrimination) to 659A.139 (Construction of ORS 659A.103 to 659A.145) solely by reason of being homosexual or bisexual.

(2) For the purposes of ORS 659A.112 (Employment discrimination) to 659A.139 (Construction of ORS 659A.103 to 659A.145), the following conditions are not physical or mental impairments, and an individual with one or more of the following conditions does not have a disability for the purposes of ORS 659A.112 (Employment discrimination) to 659A.139 (Construction of ORS 659A.103 to 659A.145) solely by reason of that condition:

(a) Transvestism, pedophilia, exhibitionism, voyeurism or other sexual behavior disorders.

(b) Compulsive gambling, kleptomania or pyromania.

(c) Psychoactive substance use disorders resulting from current illegal use of drugs. [Formerly 659.446; 2007 c.70 §294; 2009 c.508 §10]

(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 (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 659A, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano659A.­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.