ORS 180.750
Definitions


As used in ORS 180.750 (Definitions) to 180.785 (Remedy not exclusive):

(1)

“Claim” means a request or demand made to a public agency, including a request or demand made pursuant to a contract, that seeks moneys, property, services or benefits that will be provided in whole or in part by a public body, whether directly or through reimbursement of another public agency that provides the moneys, property, services or benefits.

(2)

“False claim” means a claim that:

(a)

Contains, or is based on, false or fraudulent information;

(b)

Contains any statement or representation that is untrue in whole or part; or

(c)

Omits information that could have a material effect on the value, validity or authenticity of the claim.

(3)

“Public agency” means:

(a)

A public body;

(b)

The United States or a federal agency;

(c)

A person who contracts with a public body; or

(d)

A person other than an individual who receives a grant from a public body.

(4)

“Public body” has the meaning given that term in ORS 174.109 (“Public body” defined). [2009 c.292 §1]
Note: 180.750 (Definitions) to 180.785 (Remedy not exclusive) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 180 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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