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Statutes: Oregon

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Updated: 
March 6, 2020

163.755 Conduct authorized or protected by labor laws.

(1) Nothing in ORS 30.866 or 163.730 to 163.750 shall be construed to permit the issuance of a court’s stalking protective order under ORS 30.866 or 163.738, the issuance of a citation under ORS 163.735, a criminal prosecution under ORS 163.732 or a civil action under ORS 30.866:

(a) For conduct that is authorized or protected by the labor laws of this state or of the United States.

(b) By or on behalf of a person who is in the legal or physical custody of a law enforcement unit or is in custody under ORS chapter 419C.

(c) By or on behalf of a person not described in paragraph (b) of this subsection to or against another person who:

(A) Is a parole and probation officer or an officer, employee or agent of a law enforcement unit, a county juvenile department or the Oregon Youth Authority; and

(B) Is acting within the scope of the other person’s official duties.

(2) As used in this section, “law enforcement unit” and “parole and probation officer” have the meanings given those terms in ORS 181.610.