Oregon Statutes - Chapter 659A - Unlawful Discrimination in Employment, Public Accommodations and Real Property Transactions; Administrative and Civil Enforcement - Section 659A.406 - Aiding or abetting certain discrimination prohibited.

Except as otherwise authorized by ORS 659A.403, it is an unlawful practice for any person to aid or abet any place of public accommodation, as defined in ORS 659A.400, or any person acting on behalf of such place to make any distinction, discrimination or restriction on account of race, religion, color, sex, marital status, national origin or age if the individual is 18 years of age or older. [Formerly 30.685; 2003 c.521 §2]

Note: The amendments to 659A.406 by section 6, chapter 100, Oregon Laws 2007, are the subject of a referendum petition that may be filed with the Secretary of State not later than September 26, 2007. If the referendum petition is filed with the required number of signatures of electors, chapter 100, Oregon Laws 2007, will be submitted to the people for their approval or rejection at the regular general election held on November 4, 2008. If approved by the people at the general election, chapter 100, Oregon Laws 2007, takes effect December 4, 2008. If the referendum petition is not filed with the Secretary of State or does not contain the required number of signatures of electors, the amendments to 659A.406 by section 6, chapter 100, Oregon Laws 2007, take effect January 1, 2008. 659A.406, as amended by section 6, chapter 100, Oregon Laws 2007, is set forth for the userís convenience.

659A.406. Except as otherwise authorized by ORS 659A.403, it is an unlawful practice for any person to aid or abet any place of public accommodation, as defined in ORS 659A.400, or any employee or person acting on behalf of the place of public accommodation to make any distinction, discrimination or restriction on account of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status or age if the individual is 18 years of age or older.

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