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Terms Used In Oregon Statutes > Chapter 471

  • 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.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appointed director: means a director who is appointed by a person other than the board of directors. See Oregon Statutes 65.001
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Articles of incorporation: means the articles of incorporation described in ORS 65. See Oregon Statutes 65.001
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • 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.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Board: means the State Land Board. See Oregon Statutes 273.006
  • Board of directors: means the individual or individuals who are vested with overall management of the affairs of a domestic corporation or foreign corporation, irrespective of the name that designates the individual or individuals. See Oregon Statutes 65.001
  • Bylaws: means a set of provisions for managing and regulating a corporation's affairs that the corporation must adopt under ORS 65. See Oregon Statutes 65.001
  • Certificate: means an authority issued to a for-hire carrier under ORS 825. See Oregon Statutes 825.005
  • Class: means a group of memberships that have the same rights, including rights that are determined by a formula that is applied uniformly, with respect to voting, dissolution, redemption and transfer. See Oregon Statutes 65.001
  • Commercial establishment: means a place of business:

    (a) Where food is cooked and served;

    (b) That has kitchen facilities adequate for the preparation and serving of meals;

    (c) That has dining facilities adequate for the serving and consumption of meals; and

    (d) That:

    (A) If not a for-profit private club, serves meals to the general public; or

    (B) If a for-profit private club, serves meals to the club's members and guests and complies with any minimum membership and food service requirements established by Oregon Liquor Control Commission rules. See Oregon Statutes 471.001

  • Commission: means the Oregon Liquor Control Commission. See Oregon Statutes 471.001
  • Corporation: means a domestic corporation or a foreign corporation. See Oregon Statutes 65.001
  • County court: includes board of county commissioners. See Oregon Statutes 174.100
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation. See Oregon Statutes 825.005
  • Department: means the Department of State Lands. See Oregon Statutes 273.006
  • Designated director: means a director that the articles of incorporation or the bylaws designate as a director in a manner that identifies a specific individual or a group of individuals. See Oregon Statutes 65.001
  • Director: means the Director of the Department of State Lands. See Oregon Statutes 273.006
  • Director: means an individual who acts as a member of the board of directors, who has a right to vote on questions concerning the management and regulation of a corporation's affairs and who is:

    (a) An appointed director;

    (b) A designated director; or

    (c) A director elected by the incorporators, directors or members. See Oregon Statutes 65.001

  • Distilled liquor: includes distilled spirits. See Oregon Statutes 471.001
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Donee: The recipient of a gift.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • extreme mileage: means the total miles operated by a vehicle over the public highways, except the extra miles necessarily operated in traversing detours or temporary routes on account of road blockades in the state. See Oregon Statutes 825.005
  • 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.
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Household goods: means the personal effects or other property used or to be used in a dwelling but does not include property transported from a store or factory or property exclusively for office use. See Oregon Statutes 825.005
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Joint resolution: A legislative measure which requires the approval of both chambers.
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Land: includes water, water rights, easements of every nature and all appurtenances to land. See Oregon Statutes 273.006
  • licensed premises: includes areas outside of a building that the commission has specifically designated as approved for alcoholic beverage service or consumption. See Oregon Statutes 471.001
  • Licensee: means any person holding a license issued under this chapter. See Oregon Statutes 471.001
  • Malt beverage: means an alcoholic beverage obtained by the fermentation of grain that contains not more than 14 percent alcohol by volume. See Oregon Statutes 471.001
  • Manufacturer: means every person who produces, brews, ferments, manufactures or blends an alcoholic beverage within this state or who imports or causes to be imported into this state an alcoholic beverage for sale or distribution within the state. See Oregon Statutes 471.001
  • Marital deduction: The deduction(s) that can be taken in the determination of gift and estate tax liabilities because of the existence of a marriage or marital relationship.
  • Material: includes gravel, rock, sand and silt, but does not include hard minerals subject to ORS 274. See Oregon Statutes 273.006
  • motor carrier: means for-hire carrier or private carrier. See Oregon Statutes 825.005
  • Motor vehicle: includes overdimension vehicles or vehicles permitted excessive weights pursuant to a special authorization issued by a city, county or the Department of Transportation. See Oregon Statutes 825.005
  • Notice: means a notice described in ORS 65. See Oregon Statutes 65.001
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Permit: means an authority issued to a carrier under ORS 825. See Oregon Statutes 825.005
  • Permittee: means a person holding a permit issued under ORS 471. See Oregon Statutes 471.001
  • Person: means an individual or an entity. See Oregon Statutes 65.001
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Private carrier: means any person who operates a motor vehicle over the public highways of this state for the purpose of transporting persons or property when the transportation is incidental to a primary business enterprise, other than transportation, in which such person is engaged. See Oregon Statutes 825.005
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Public land: means any land or improvements thereon owned by the State of Oregon or any agency thereof. See Oregon Statutes 273.006
  • public notice: means any legal publication which requires an affidavit of publication as required in ORS 193. See Oregon Statutes 174.104
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • 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.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • State land: means public land controlled by the Department of State Lands. See Oregon Statutes 273.006
  • State Treasury: includes those financial assets the lawful custody of which are vested in the State Treasurer and the office of the State Treasurer relating to the custody of those financial assets. See Oregon Statutes 174.100
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testate: To die leaving a will.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Transporter: has the meaning given that term in ORS 466. See Oregon Statutes 825.005
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Vote: means an authorization by written ballot or written consent, where permitted, or by another method that a corporation specifies as an authorization. See Oregon Statutes 65.001
  • Wine: includes fortified wine. See Oregon Statutes 471.001
  • Written: means embodied as a document. See Oregon Statutes 65.001