Offenses Against Persons
Definitions for ORS 163.211 to 163.213
(1)“Corrections officer” and “parole and probation officer” have the meanings given those terms in ORS 181A.355 (Definitions for ORS 181A.355 to 181A.670).
(2)“Mace, tear gas, pepper mace or any similar deleterious agent” means a sternutator, lacrimator or any substance composed of a mixture of a sternutator or lacrimator including, but not limited to, chloroacetophenone, alpha-chloroacetophenone, phenylchloromethylketone, orthochlorobenzalmalononitrile, oleoresin capsicum or a chemically similar sternutator or lacrimator by whatever name known, or phosgene or other gas or substance capable of generating offensive, noxious or suffocating fumes, gases or vapor or capable of immobilizing a person.
(3)“Tear gas weapon” includes:
(a)Any shell, cartridge or bomb capable of being discharged or exploded, when the discharge or explosion will cause or permit the release or emission of tear gas or oleoresin capsicum.
(b)Any revolver, pistol, fountain pen gun, billy or other form of device, portable or fixed, intended for the projection or release of tear gas or oleoresin capsicum. [1995 c.651 §1]
Law Review Citations
51 OLR 427-637 (1972)