ORS 166.295¹
Renewal of license

(1)(a) A concealed handgun license is renewable by repeating the procedures set out in ORS 166.291 (Issuance of concealed handgun license) and 166.292 (Procedure for issuing), except for the requirement to submit fingerprints and provide character references. A licensee may submit the application for renewal by mail if the licensee:

(A) Is an active member of the Armed Forces of the United States, the National Guard of the United States or the Oregon National Guard; and

(B) Submits with the application proof of the licensee’s military orders and a copy of the licensee’s military identification.

(b) An otherwise expired concealed handgun license continues to be valid for up to 45 days after the licensee applies for renewal if:

(A) The licensee applies for renewal before the original license expires;

(B) The licensee has proof of the application for renewal; and

(C) The application for renewal has not been denied.

(2) If a licensee changes residence, the licensee shall report the change of address and the sheriff shall issue a new license as a duplication for a change of address. The license shall expire upon the same date as would the original. [1989 c.839 §10; 1993 c.735 §7; 2007 c.368 §4]

Notes of Decisions

Concealed handgun licensing statutes do not af­firm­a­tively authorize licensee to possess handgun. Willis v. Winters, 235 Or App 615, 234 P3d 141 (2010), aff’d 350 Or 299, 253 P3d 1058 (2011)

Concealed handgun licensing statutes exempt licensee from state crim­i­nal liability for pos­ses­sion of concealed handgun. Willis v. Winters, 235 Or App 615, 234 P3d 141 (2010), aff’d 350 Or 299, 253 P3d 1058 (2011)

Issuance of concealed handgun license to medical marijuana user does not conflict with federal law prohibiting user of controlled substances from pos­ses­sing firearm. Willis v. Winters, 235 Or App 615, 234 P3d 141 (2010), aff’d 350 Or 299, 253 P3d 1058 (2011)

Chapter 166

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 427-637 (1972); 69 OLR 169 (1990)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 166—Offenses Against Public Order; Firearms and Other Weapons; Racketeering, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors166.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 166, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano166.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information