2011 Oregon Revised Statutes
ORS Volume 4, Chapters 131 - 170
ORS Chapter 162
162.035 Bribery defenses.


OR Rev Stat § 162.035 (through Leg Sess 2011) What's This?

(1) In any prosecution under ORS 162.015, it is a defense that the defendant offered, conferred or agreed to confer the pecuniary benefit as a result of the public servant s conduct constituting extortion or coercion.

(2) It is no defense to a prosecution under ORS 162.015 and 162.025 that the person sought to be influenced was not qualified to act in the desired way, whether because the person had not assumed office, lacked jurisdiction or for any other reason. [1971 c.743 181]

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