2015 ORS 659A.875¹
Time limitations

(1) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, a civil action under ORS 659A.885 (Civil action) alleging an unlawful employment practice must be commenced within one year after the occurrence of the unlawful employment practice unless a complaint has been timely filed under ORS 659A.820 (Complaints).

(2) A person who has filed a complaint under ORS 659A.820 (Complaints) must commence a civil action under ORS 659A.885 (Civil action) within 90 days after a 90-day notice is mailed to the complainant under ORS 659A.880 (Ninety-day notice). This subsection does not apply to a complainant alleging an unlawful practice under ORS 659A.145 (Discrimination against individual with disability in real property transactions prohibited) or 659A.421 (Discrimination in selling, renting or leasing real property prohibited) or discrimination under federal housing law.

(3) A civil action alleging a violation of ORS 659A.145 (Discrimination against individual with disability in real property transactions prohibited) or 659A.421 (Discrimination in selling, renting or leasing real property prohibited) must be commenced not later than two years after the occurrence or the termination of the unlawful practice, or within two years after the breach of any settlement agreement entered into under ORS 659A.840 (Settlement), whichever occurs last. The two-year period shall not include any time during which an administrative proceeding was pending with respect to the unlawful practice.

(4) A civil action under ORS 659A.885 (Civil action) alleging an unlawful practice in violation of ORS 659A.403 (Discrimination in place of public accommodation prohibited) or 659A.406 (Aiding or abetting certain discrimination prohibited) must be commenced within one year of the occurrence of the unlawful practice.

(5) The notice of claim required under ORS 30.275 (Notice of claim) must be given in any civil action under ORS 659A.885 (Civil action) against a public body, as defined in ORS 30.260 (Definitions for ORS 30.260 to 30.300), or any officer, employee or agent of a public body as defined in ORS 30.260 (Definitions for ORS 30.260 to 30.300).

(6) Notwithstanding ORS 30.275 (Notice of claim) (9), a civil action under ORS 659A.885 (Civil action) against a public body, as defined in ORS 30.260 (Definitions for ORS 30.260 to 30.300), or any officer, employee or agent of a public body as defined in ORS 30.260 (Definitions for ORS 30.260 to 30.300), based on an unlawful employment practice must be commenced within one year after the occurrence of the unlawful employment practice unless a complaint has been timely filed under ORS 659A.820 (Complaints). [2001 c.621 §13; 2005 c.452 §1; 2008 c.36 §14]


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.