ORS 823.071¹
Definitions for ORS 823.073 and 823.075

As used in ORS 823.073 (Common carrier not to abandon agencies or withdraw agent without approval of department) and 823.075 (Petitioning department for authority to abandon agency or withdraw agent), the following terms have the following meanings:

(1) “Agency” means any place provided by a for-hire carrier for the accommodation of the public in the receipt, delivery, billing or routing of freight, or in the loading or discharge of passengers, at which an agent is provided to serve the public.

(2) “Agent” means the person in charge of the transaction of business with the public at any station or agency.

(3) “Common carrier” means any railroad as defined in ORS 824.020 (Definitions for ORS 824.020 to 824.042), and any for-hire carrier by motor vehicle as defined in ORS 825.005 (Definitions) if the carrier transports persons. [Formerly 756.380]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 823—Carrier Regulation Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors823.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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. Currency Information