2015 ORS 659A.139¹
Construction of ORS 659A.103 to 659A.145

(1) ORS 659A.103 (Policy) to 659A.144 (Required accommodations in transient lodging) shall be construed to the extent possible in a manner that is consistent with any similar provisions of the federal Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended by the federal ADA Amendments Act of 2008 and as otherwise amended.

(2) The determination of whether an individual has a disability as provided in ORS 659A.104 (Description of disability for purposes of ORS 659A.103 to 659A.145) (1) shall be construed in favor of broad coverage of individuals under ORS 659A.103 (Policy) to 659A.145 (Discrimination against individual with disability in real property transactions prohibited), to the maximum extent permitted by the terms of ORS 659A.103 (Policy) to 659A.145 (Discrimination against individual with disability in real property transactions prohibited). [Formerly 659.449; 2009 c.508 §13; 2013 c.740 §12]


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 (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.