The following are gun bills released so far. Bills with an “X” before them are anti-gun bills. Those with a “+” before them are pro-gun bills, and those with nothing before them are either neutral or simply make no sense.
X SB 346 Creates crime of unlawfully transferring large capacity magazine. Punishes by maximum of one year’s imprisonment, $6,250 fine, or both
X SB 347 Modifies crime applicable to possession of firearm, or instrument used as dangerous weapon, while in or on school grounds. Requires entity controlling school grounds to adopt written policy before concealed handgun licensees may assert affirmative defense to crime.
+ HB 2365.Authorizes county sheriff to waive residency requirement for concealed handgun license if applicant resides in another state. (Allows residents of any state to apply for a CHL in Oregon)
+ HB 2367 Provides nonresidents who are authorized to carry concealed handgun in another state with protections provided to persons with Oregon concealed handgun license
+ HB 2368 Modifies circumstances under which public body may disclose concealed handgun license information.
+ HB 2369.Provides honorably retired law enforcement officers with protections provided to Oregon con- cealed handgun license holders
+ HB 2376 Modifie s authority of county sheriff related to issuance and revocation of concealed handgun license.
+ HB 2377 Authorizes issuance of concealed handgun license to person convicted or diverted for certain marijuana offenses in another jurisdiction, if conviction or diversion is equivalent to conviction or diversion that does not operate as bar to obtaining license under Oregon law.
Expands class of marijuana convictions that do not operate as bar to obtaining concealed handgun license to include misdemeanor conviction for possession of marijuana that was committed before possession of less than one ounce was made punishable solely by fine under Oregon law.
HB 2588 Directs Department of State Police to identify states that recognize Oregon concealed handgun licenses and that impose eligibility requirements for issuing concealed handgun licenses that are substantially similar to Oregon requirements.
Provides nonresidents who are licensed to carry concealed handgun in state identified by De- partment of State Police with defenses provided to persons with Oregon concealed handgun license. Prohibits arrest of nonresidents who possess valid concealed handgun license issued in state whose license is verifiable through use of national law enforcement data system.
Prohibits issuance of Oregon concealed handgun license to person convicted of, or found guilty except for insanity of, misdemeanor involving violence.
HB 2589 Eliminates requirement that concealed handgun licensee be resident of county in which license is issued.
Modifies fees related to issuance of concealed handgun license.
+ HB 2605 Modifies certain law enforcement defenses applicable to certain firearms-related crimes
Provided by Oregon Firearms Federation
Training: Join us at one of the following OCL trainings where we will teach you some basics on how to analyze and grade a bill. This will include how to use the technology we have designed to help make this citizen effort easier.
Trainings will be around the state as follows:
Monday, January 21st from 6pm to 8pm at The Saddle Restaurant: 2220 SE Court Ave.Pendleton
Wednesday, January 23rd from 6pm to 8pm at the Medford Public Library: 205 South Central Ave. Medford
Thursday, January 24th from 6pm to 8pm at the Springfield Utility Board (SUB): 223 “A” Str.,Springfield
Monday, January 28th from 6pm to 8pm at the West End Building, Willamette Rm.: 4101 Kruse Way, Lake Oswego
The Monday, January 28th training in Lake Oswego will also be available live via the web in case anyone was unable to attend a prior training in person. To register to attend the webinar training go to http://www.anymeeting.com/PIID=E951DB86854938