2015 ORS § 497.132¹
Combined licenses for residents

(1)(a) In lieu of issuing to resident persons separate licenses for hunting and angling, the State Fish and Wildlife Commission is authorized to issue resident annual combination hunting and angling licenses, and charge the applicable fee under the fee schedule in ORS 497.061 (License, tag and permit fee schedule).

(b) In lieu of issuing to resident senior citizens separate licenses for hunting and angling, the commission is authorized to issue resident annual senior citizen combination hunting and angling licenses for persons 70 years of age or older who have resided in the state for not less than five years prior to the date of application.

(2) The commission is authorized to issue, upon application, resident annual pioneer combination hunting and angling licenses for persons who will be 65 years of age or older in the license year and who have resided in the state for not less than 50 years prior to the date of application, and to charge the applicable fee under the fee schedule in ORS 497.061 (License, tag and permit fee schedule). The resident annual pioneer combination license shall be equivalent to, and authorize the purchaser to engage in the activities authorized by, a resident annual combination license.

(3)(a) In lieu of issuing to resident persons separate licenses and tags for various hunting and angling activities, the commission is authorized to issue resident annual sportspac licenses and shall charge the applicable fee under the fee schedule in ORS 497.061 (License, tag and permit fee schedule). The purchaser of each sportspac license is authorized to engage in those hunting and angling activities for which the following licenses and tags are required:

(A) Combination license;

(B) Black bear tag;

(C) Cougar tag;

(D) General season elk tag;

(E) General season deer tag;

(F) Upland bird stamp;

(G) Oregon migratory waterfowl stamp;

(H) Turkey tag;

(I) Annual combined angling tag to angle for salmon, steelhead trout, sturgeon and halibut; and

(J) Resident annual shellfish license.

(b) The holder of each sportspac license who wishes to engage in hunting or angling activities for which permits are required that are limited by quota must participate in the process for allocation of the permits in the same manner as all other permit applicants. However, if the holder of a sportspac license is unsuccessful in obtaining a permit limited by quota for a particular activity, the holder will be issued a tag valid for any general season for that species.

(c) Notwithstanding any other provision of the wildlife laws, of the moneys received from the sale of sportspac licenses:

(A) Four dollars from each license shall be credited to the subaccount referred to in ORS 496.242 (Access and habitat program funds).

(B) Four dollars from each license shall be credited to the subaccount referred to in ORS 496.283 (Use of certain moneys).

(C) Seventy-five cents from each license shall be credited to the Fish Screening Subaccount established under ORS 496.303 (Fish and Wildlife Account).

(D) Twenty-five cents from each license shall be credited to the Fish Passage Fund established under ORS 497.139 (Fish Passage Fund).

(4)(a) In lieu of issuing to resident persons at least 12 years of age and under 18 years of age separate licenses and tags for hunting and angling, the commission is authorized to issue resident annual youth sportspac licenses for persons at least 12 years of age and under 18 years of age and shall charge the applicable fee under the fee schedule in ORS 497.061 (License, tag and permit fee schedule). The purchaser of each youth sportspac license is authorized to engage in those hunting and angling activities for which the following licenses and tags are required:

(A) Youth license;

(B) Black bear tag;

(C) Cougar tag;

(D) General season elk tag;

(E) General season deer tag;

(F) Youth upland bird stamp;

(G) Youth Oregon migratory waterfowl stamp;

(H) Youth turkey tag; and

(I) Annual youth combined angling tag for persons under 18 years of age to angle for salmon, steelhead trout, sturgeon and halibut.

(b) The holder of each resident annual youth sportspac license who wishes to engage in hunting or angling activities for which permits are required that are limited by quota must participate in the process for allocation of the permits in the same manner as all other permit applicants. However, if the holder of a resident annual youth sportspac license is unsuccessful in obtaining a permit limited by quota for a particular activity, the holder will be issued a tag valid for any general season for that species.

(c) Notwithstanding any other provision of the wildlife laws, of the moneys received from the sale of resident annual youth sportspac licenses:

(A) One dollar from each license shall be credited to the subaccount referred to in ORS 496.242 (Access and habitat program funds).

(B) One dollar from each license shall be credited to the subaccount referred to in ORS 496.283 (Use of certain moneys).

(C) Seventy-five cents from each license shall be credited to the Fish Screening Subaccount established under ORS 496.303 (Fish and Wildlife Account).

(D) Twenty-five cents from each license shall be credited to the Fish Passage Fund established under ORS 497.139 (Fish Passage Fund). [1973 c.723 §52; 1975 c.454 §5; 1981 c.445 §8; 1987 c.255 §3; 1991 c.661 §3; 1993 c.619 §2; 1997 c.341 §2; 1999 c.59 §161; 1999 c.1006 §7; amendments by 1999 c.1006 §17 repealed by 2001 c.949 §1; 2001 c.822 §§8,8a; 2003 c.644 §4; 2009 c.291 §2; 2009 c.765 §2; 2009 c.832 §9; 2015 c.779 §23]

Note: See notes under 497.121 (Angling and shellfish licenses and tags).