ORS 164.274
Definitions for ORS 164.276 and 164.278

As used in ORS 164.276 (Authority of sports official to expel persons from sports event) and 164.278 (Criminal trespass at a sports event):


“Coach” means a person who instructs or trains members of a team or directs the strategy of a team participating in a sports event.


“Inappropriate behavior” means:


Engaging in fighting or in violent, tumultuous or threatening behavior;


Violating the rules of conduct governing coaches, team players and spectators at a sports event;


Publicly insulting another person by abusive words or gestures in a manner intended to provoke a violent response; or


Intentionally subjecting another person to offensive physical contact.


“Premises” has the meaning given that term in ORS 164.205 (Definitions for ORS 164.205 to 164.270).


“Spectator” means any person, other than a team player or coach, who attends a sports event.


“Sports official” has the meaning given that term in ORS 30.882 (Award of liquidated damages to sports official subjected to offensive physical contact). [2003 c.629 §1]
Note: 164.274 (Definitions for ORS 164.276 and 164.278) to 164.278 (Criminal trespass at a sports event) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 164 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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May. 15, 2020