Offenses Against the State and Public Justice

ORS 162.425
Misuse of confidential information


A public servant commits the crime of misuse of confidential information if in contemplation of official action by the public servant or by a governmental unit with which the public servant is associated, or in reliance on information to which the public servant has access in an official capacity and which has not been made public, the public servant acquires or aids another in acquiring a pecuniary interest in any property, transaction or enterprise which may be affected by such information or official action.


Misuse of confidential information is a Class B misdemeanor. [1971 c.743 §216]


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May 26, 2023