Oregon Historical and Heritage Agencies, Programs and Tax Provisions

ORS 358.310
Definitions for ORS 358

As used in ORS 358.310 (Definitions for ORS 358) to 358.405 (Method of settling disagreement where joint action of cities required), unless the context requires otherwise:


“Governing body” means the city council in relation to a city museum or the respective city councils of the two or more cities in relation to a joint city museum.


“Museum” includes any collection of archaeological specimens, artifacts, pioneer relics, articles, documents and other things of historical, scientific or artistic import assembled, displayed, preserved and protected for the benefit of the public, for educational and scientific purposes or to commemorate the occupation and development of the Pacific Northwest region, and the structure or structures housing such collection.


“Museum objects” includes any of the objects described in subsection (2) of this section. [1953 c.481 §1; 1973 c.757 §1; 1983 c.260 §3]


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May 30, 2023