2011 ORS § 497.415¹
Revocation or denial of licenses, tags or permits for wildlife law violations or failure to comply with citation

(1) When any person is convicted of a violation of law or any rule adopted pursuant thereto or otherwise fails to comply with the requirements of a citation in connection with such violation as provided in subsection (2) of this section, the court may order the State Fish and Wildlife Commission to revoke all licenses, tags and permits issued to that person pursuant to the wildlife laws. Revocation of licenses, tags and permits is in addition to and not in lieu of other penalties provided by law.

(2) The license, tag and permit revocation provisions of subsection (1) of this section apply to the following persons:

(a) Any person who is convicted of a violation of the wildlife laws, or any rule adopted pursuant thereto, or who otherwise fails to comply with the requirements of a citation in connection with any such offense.

(b) Any person who is convicted of a violation of ORS 164.245 (Criminal trespass in the second degree), 164.255 (Criminal trespass in the first degree), 164.265 (Criminal trespass while in possession of a firearm), 164.345 (Criminal mischief in the third degree), 164.354 (Criminal mischief in the second degree) or 164.365 (Criminal mischief in the first degree) committed while the person was angling, taking shellfish, hunting or trapping or who otherwise fails to comply with the requirements of a citation in connection with any such offense.

(c) Any person who is convicted of a violation of ORS 166.630 (Discharging weapon on or across highway, ocean shore recreation area or public utility facility) or 166.638 (Discharging weapon across airport operational surfaces) committed while hunting or who otherwise fails to comply with the requirements of a citation in connection with any such offense.

(3) When a court orders the revocation of a license, tag or permit pursuant to this section, the court shall take up any such licenses, tags and permits and forward them, together with a copy of the revocation order, to the commission. Upon receipt thereof, the commission shall cause revocation of the appropriate licenses, tags and permits in accordance with the court order.

(4) For purposes of the Wildlife Violator Compact:

(a) The commission shall suspend a violators license as defined in ORS 496.750 (Wildlife Law Violator Compact) for failure to comply with the terms of a citation from a party state. A copy of a report of failure to comply from the licensing authority of the issuing state shall be conclusive evidence. Suspension under this paragraph commences on the date the commission issues a final order pursuant to the provisions of ORS chapter 183 to suspend the license in this state. The period of suspension under this paragraph is the period provided by Oregon law or such longer period as provided by commission rule based on the period of suspension imposed by the party state.

(b) The commission shall revoke a violators license as defined in ORS 496.750 (Wildlife Law Violator Compact) for a conviction in a party state. A report of conviction from the licensing authority of the issuing state shall be conclusive evidence. Revocation under this paragraph commences on the date the commission issues a final order pursuant to the provisions of ORS chapter 183 to revoke the license in this state. The period of revocation under this paragraph is the period provided by Oregon law or such longer period as provided by commission rule based on the period of revocation imposed by the party state.

(5)(a) No person who has had a license, tag or permit revoked pursuant to this section for the first time shall apply for or obtain another such license, tag or permit for the period of 36 months from the date the court or commission ordered the revocation.

(b) Upon having a license, tag or permit revoked for a second time pursuant to this section, no person shall apply for or obtain another such license, tag or permit for the period of five years.

(c) Upon having a license, tag or permit revoked for a third or subsequent time pursuant to this section, a person is prohibited from applying for or obtaining another such license, tag or permit.

(6)(a) If a person convicted of conduct described in subsection (2) of this section does not possess at the time of conviction those licenses, tags and permits issued pursuant to the wildlife laws that the court would have revoked pursuant to this section, the court shall specify by order those licenses, tags and permits that would have been revoked and shall forward a copy of the order to the commission. No person who is the subject of such a court order shall apply for, possess or obtain another such license, tag or permit for the period of 36 months from the date of the order.

(b) Upon being the subject of a court order under this subsection for a second time, no person shall apply for or obtain another such license, tag or permit for the period of five years.

(c) Upon being the subject of a court order under this subsection for a third time, a person is prohibited from applying for or obtaining another such license, tag or permit. [1973 c.723 §71; 1975 c.578 §4; 1977 c.350 §4; 1979 c.603 §3; 1981 c.900 §2; 1981 c.901 §3; 1983 c.740 §203; 1989 c.1056 §3; 1999 c.1051 §273; 2003 c.656 §9; 2007 c.257 §1; 2009 c.778 §5; 2010 c.58 §1; 2011 c.597 §64]