2011 Oregon Revised Statutes
ORS Volume 4, Chapters 131 - 170
ORS Chapter 162
162.285 Tampering with a witness.


OR Rev Stat § 162.285 (through Leg Sess 2011) What's This?

(1) A person commits the crime of tampering with a witness if:

(a) The person knowingly induces or attempts to induce a witness or a person the person believes may be called as a witness in any official proceeding to offer false testimony or unlawfully withhold any testimony; or

(b) The person knowingly induces or attempts to induce a witness to be absent from any official proceeding to which the person has been legally summoned.

(2) Tampering with a witness is a Class C felony. [1971 c.743 203; 1979 c.231 1]

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