ORS 497.002¹
"Resident" and "nonresident" defined

Except as provided in ORS 497.006 (Certain persons as residents for licensing purposes), as used in this chapter:

(1) "Resident" means a person who has resided in this state at least six consecutive months immediately prior to the date of making application for a license, tag or permit issued by the State Fish and Wildlife Commission. Temporary absence from the state for a purpose other than establishing residency outside the state shall not be considered in determining whether a person meets the residency requirements of this subsection.

(2) "Nonresident" means any person other than a resident. [1973 c.723 §41]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 497—Licenses and Permits, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors497.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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