Oregon Statutes - Chapter 162 - Offenses Against the State and Public Justice - Section 162.005 - Definitions for ORS 162.005 to 162.425.

As used in ORS 162.005 to 162.425, unless the context requires otherwise:

(1) “Pecuniary benefit” means gain or advantage to the beneficiary or to a third person pursuant to the desire or consent of the beneficiary, in the form of money, property, commercial interests or economic gain, but does not include a political campaign contribution reported in accordance with ORS chapter 260.

(2) “Public servant” means:

(a) A public official as defined in ORS 244.020;

(b) A person serving as an advisor, consultant or assistant at the request or direction of the state, any political subdivision thereof or of any governmental instrumentality within the state;

(c) A person nominated, elected or appointed to become a public servant, although not yet occupying the position; and

(d) Jurors. [1971 c.743 §178; 2007 c.865 §22]

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