Oregon Statutes - Chapter 153 - Violations and Traffic Offenses - Section 153.005 - Definitions.

As used in this chapter:

(1) “Enforcement officer” means:

(a) A member of the Oregon State Police.

(b) A sheriff or deputy sheriff.

(c) A city marshal or a member of the police of a city, municipal or quasi-municipal corporation.

(d) An investigator of a district attorney’s office if the investigator is or has been certified as a peace officer in this or any other state.

(e) An investigator of the Criminal Justice Division of the Department of Justice of the State of Oregon.

(f) Any other person specifically authorized by law to issue citations for the commission of violations.

(2) “Traffic offense” has the meaning given that term in ORS 801.555.

(3) “Violation” means an offense described in ORS 153.008.

(4) “Violation proceeding” means a judicial proceeding initiated by issuance of a citation that charges a person with commission of a violation. [1999 c.1051 §2; 2007 c.71 §44]

Section:  153.005  153.008  153.012  153.015  153.018  153.022  153.025  153.030  153.033  153.036  153.039  153.042  153.045  153.048  153.051  Next

Last modified: August 7, 2008