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Terms Used In Oregon Statutes > Chapter 432

  • Action: means any proceeding commenced in a court in which the court may render a judgment. See Oregon Statutes 18.005
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Amendment: means a change to an item that appears on a certified copy of a vital record after a certified copy has been issued. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Authorized representative: means an agent designated in a written statement signed by the registrant or other qualified applicant, the signing of which was witnessed. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Certified copy: means the document, in either paper or electronic format, issued by the State Registrar of the Center for Health Statistics and containing all or a part of the information contained on the original vital record, and which, when issued by the state registrar, has the full force and effect of the original vital record. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Certifier: means a person required to attest to the accuracy of information submitted on a report. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Correction: means a change to an item that is not included in a certified copy of a vital record, or a change to an item that is included in a certified copy provided that no certified copy has been issued. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Court administrator: means a trial court administrator in a circuit court that has a trial court administrator and the clerk of the court in all other courts. See Oregon Statutes 18.005
  • Court of competent jurisdiction: means a court within the United States with jurisdiction over a person subject to regulation under this chapter. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Criminal action: has the meaning given in ORS 131. See Oregon Statutes 18.005
  • Date of registration: means the month, day and year a vital record is incorporated into the official records of the Center for Health Statistics. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Dead body: means a human body or such parts of such human body from the condition of which it reasonably may be concluded that death occurred. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Electronic signature: means an electronic sound, symbol or process attached to or logically associated with a contract or other record that is executed or adopted by a person with the intent to attest to the accuracy of the facts in the record. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Execution: means enforcement of the money award portion of a judgment or enforcement of a judgment requiring delivery of the possession or sale of specific real or personal property, by means of writs of execution, writs of garnishment and other statutory or common law writs or remedies that may be available under the law. See Oregon Statutes 18.005
  • Facts of live birth: means the name of the child, date of birth, place of birth, sex and parent's name or parents' names appearing on the record of live birth. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Fetal death: means death prior to the complete expulsion or extraction from its mother of a product of human conception, irrespective of the duration of pregnancy, that is not an induced termination of pregnancy. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Final disposition: means the burial, interment, cremation, removal from the state or other authorized disposition of a dead body or fetus, except that when removal from the state is conducted by the holder of a certificate of removal registration issued under ORS 692. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • General judgment: means the judgment entered by a court that decides all requests for relief in the action except:

    (a) A request for relief previously decided by a limited judgment; and

    (b) A request for relief that may be decided by a supplemental judgment. See Oregon Statutes 18.005

  • Government agency: means a unit of federal, state, local or tribal government. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Health research: means a systematic study to gain information and understanding about health, with the goal of finding ways to improve human health, that conforms to or is conducted in accordance with generally accepted scientific standards or principles and that is designed to develop or contribute to general scientific knowledge. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Human remains: means a dead body. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Induced termination of pregnancy: means the purposeful interruption of an intrauterine pregnancy with the intention other than to produce a live-born infant and that does not result in a live birth. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Institution: means any establishment, public or private, that provides inpatient or outpatient medical, surgical or diagnostic care or treatment or nursing, custodial or domiciliary care, or to which persons are committed by law. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Interment: means the disposition of human remains by entombment or burial. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Judgment: means the concluding decision of a court on one or more requests for relief in one or more actions, as reflected in a judgment document. See Oregon Statutes 18.005
  • Judgment document: means a writing in the form provided by ORS 18. See Oregon Statutes 18.005
  • Legal representative: means a licensed attorney representing the registrant or other qualified applicant. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Live birth: means the complete expulsion or extraction from its mother of a product of human conception, irrespective of the duration of pregnancy, that, after such expulsion or extraction, breathes or shows any other evidence of life such as beating of the heart, pulsation of the umbilical cord or definite movement of voluntary muscles, whether or not the umbilical cord has been cut or the placenta is attached. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Medical certifier: means a physician, physician assistant or nurse practitioner licensed under the laws of this state or under the laws of Washington, Idaho or California who has treated a decedent within the 12 months preceding death. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Money award: means a judgment or portion of a judgment that requires the payment of money. See Oregon Statutes 18.005
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Person: includes a public body as defined in ORS 174. See Oregon Statutes 18.005
  • Personally identifiable information: means information that can be used to distinguish or trace an individual's identity or, when combined with other personal or identifying information, is linked or linkable to a specific individual. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Physician: means a person authorized to practice medicine, chiropractic or naturopathic medicine under the laws of this state or under the laws of Washington, Idaho or California, a physician assistant licensed under ORS 677. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • public notice: means any legal publication which requires an affidavit of publication as required in ORS 193. See Oregon Statutes 174.104
  • Record: means a report that has been registered by the state registrar. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Record of foreign live birth: means a document registered by the state registrar for a person born in a foreign country who may or may not be a citizen of the United States and who was adopted under the laws of this state. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Registration: means the process by which vital records and reports are accepted and incorporated into the official records of the Center for Health Statistics. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Report: means a document, whether in paper or electronic format, containing information related to a vital event submitted by a person required to submit the information to the state registrar for the purpose of registering a vital event. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Request for relief: means a claim, a charge in a criminal action or any other request for a determination of the rights and liabilities of one or more parties in an action that a legal authority allows the court to decide by a judgment. See Oregon Statutes 18.005
  • State: includes a state or territory of the United States, the District of Columbia and New York City. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • state government: means the executive department, the judicial department and the legislative department. See Oregon Statutes 174.111
  • Supplemental judgment: means a judgment that may be rendered after a general judgment pursuant to a legal authority. See Oregon Statutes 18.005
  • Support arrearage lien: means a lien that attaches to real property under the provisions of ORS 18. See Oregon Statutes 18.005
  • Support award: means a money award or agency order that requires the payment of child or spousal support. See Oregon Statutes 18.005
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Verification: means confirmation of the information on a vital record based on the facts contained in a report. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Vital record: means a report of a live birth, death, fetal death, marriage, declaration of domestic partnership, dissolution of marriage or domestic partnership and related data that have been accepted for registration and incorporated into the official records of the Center for Health Statistics. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Vital statistics: means the aggregated data derived from records and reports of live birth, death, fetal death, induced termination of pregnancy, marriage, declaration of domestic partnership, dissolution of marriage, dissolution of domestic partnership and supporting documentation and related reports. See Oregon Statutes 432.005