Offenses Against Persons

ORS 163.211
Definitions for ORS 163.211 to 163.213


As used in ORS 163.211 (Definitions for ORS 163.211 to 163.213) to 163.213 (Unlawful use of an electrical stun gun, tear gas or mace in the first degree):

(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]
Note: 163.211 (Definitions for ORS 163.211 to 163.213) to 163.213 (Unlawful use of an electrical stun gun, tear gas or mace in the first degree) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 163 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
Chapter 163

Law Review Citations

51 OLR 427-637 (1972)


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