Oregon Statutes - Chapter 659A - Unlawful Discrimination in Employment, Public Accommodations and Real Property Transactions; Administrative and Civil Enforcement - Section 659A.890 - Civil action for violation of ORS 659A.865.

(1) Any person aggrieved by a violation of ORS 659A.865 may bring a civil action in the manner provided by ORS 659A.885 (3) and recover the same relief as provided by ORS 659A.885 (3) for unlawful practices.

(2) As a defense to any cause of action arising under this section, the defendant may plead and prove that either:

(a) Subsequent to the defendantís conduct on which the plaintiff bases the cause of action, the complaint under ORS 659A.820 has been dismissed by the Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor and Industries or deputy, or the court, either for want of evidence to proceed to a hearing or for lack of merit after such hearing; or

(b) In the case of the sale of real property, defendantís conduct giving rise to plaintiffís cause of action was neither committed within the first two years after notice by the commissioner or deputy of the filing of the complaint under ORS 659A.820, nor within any extended period of time obtained at the request of respondent for disposition of the case. [Formerly 659.105]

Section:  Previous  659A.825  659A.830  659A.835  659A.840  659A.845  659A.850  659A.855  659A.860  659A.865  659A.870  659A.875  659A.880  659A.885  659A.890  659A.990  Next

Last modified: August 7, 2008