ORS 162.005
Definitions for ORS 162.005 to 162.425

As used in ORS 162.005 (Definitions for ORS 162.005 to 162.425) to 162.425 (Misuse of confidential information), unless the context requires otherwise:


“Pecuniary benefit” means gain or advantage to the beneficiary or to a third person pursuant to the desire or consent of the beneficiary, in the form of money, property, commercial interests or economic gain, but does not include a political campaign contribution reported in accordance with ORS chapter 260.


“Public servant” means:


A public official as defined in ORS 244.020 (Definitions);


A person serving as an advisor, consultant or assistant at the request or direction of the state, any political subdivision thereof or of any governmental instrumentality within the state;


A person nominated, elected or appointed to become a public servant, although not yet occupying the position; and


Jurors. [1971 c.743 §178; 2007 c.865 §22]
Chapter 162

Law Review Citations

51 OLR 427-637 (1972)

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