2017 ORS 830.362¹
Operating motorboat with person holding on to or occupying parts aft of transom

(1) A person may not operate a motorboat or have the motorboat engine idle while any person holds on to or occupies any portion of the motorboat that is located aft of the transom of the motorboat, including a step, ladder, platform or deck, in order to:

(a) Ride on that portion of the motorboat while the motorboat is under way at any speed; or

(b) Be pulled by the motorboat while holding on to any portion of the motorboat that is located aft of the transom, including a step, ladder, platform or deck.

(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1) of this section, a person may operate a motorboat or have the motorboat engine idle with a person holding on to or occupying for a brief period of time a step, ladder, platform or deck that is located aft of the transom if that person is:

(a) Assisting in the docking or departure of the motorboat;

(b) Exiting or entering the motorboat; or

(c) Engaging in law enforcement activities. [2005 c.299 §2]

Chapter 830

See also annota­tions under ORS chapter 488 in permanent edi­tion.

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Public right to use artificial lake created for recrea­tion on a nonnavigable stream on privately owned land, (1972) Vol 35, p 1202

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 830—Small Watercraft, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors830.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 830, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano830.­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.