School Attendance

ORS 339.351
Definitions for ORS 339.351 to 339.364

As used in ORS 339.351 (Definitions for ORS 339.351 to 339.364) to 339.364 (Victim may seek redress under other laws):


“Cyberbullying” means the use of any electronic communication device to harass, intimidate or bully.


“Harassment, intimidation or bullying” means any act that:


Substantially interferes with a student’s educational benefits, opportunities or performance;


Takes place on or immediately adjacent to school grounds, at any school-sponsored activity, on school-provided transportation or at any official school bus stop;


Has the effect of:


Physically harming a student or damaging a student’s property;


Knowingly placing a student in reasonable fear of physical harm to the student or damage to the student’s property; or


Creating a hostile educational environment, including interfering with the psychological well-being of a student; and


May be based on, but not be limited to, the protected class status of a person.


“Protected class” means a group of persons distinguished, or perceived to be distinguished, by race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, familial status, source of income or disability. [2001 c.617 §2; 2007 c.647 §1; 2009 c.249 §1]

Law Review Citations

38 WLR 657 (2002)

§§ 339.351 to 339.364

Law Review Citations

38 WLR 657 (2002)


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Jun. 26, 2021