ORS 498.026¹
Transaction in threatened or endangered wildlife species prohibited

(1) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, no person shall take, import, export, transport, purchase or sell, or attempt to take, import, export, transport, purchase or sell, any threatened species or endangered species, or the skin, hides or other parts thereof, or any article made in whole or in part from the skin, hide or other parts of any threatened species or endangered species.

(2) Nothing in subsection (1) of this section is intended to prevent the taking, importation, transportation or sale of any threatened species or endangered species in such manner as may be authorized in ORS 496.172 (Commission management authority for threatened or endangered species), 497.218 (Fur dealer license) to 497.238 (Taxidermy license), 497.298 (Scientific taking permit) or 497.308 (Wildlife holding and habitat removal permits).

(3) Nothing in this section applies to the resale of used skins, hides or other parts of a threatened species or endangered species or an article made in whole or part thereof if the seller acquired the item sold prior to October 5, 1973. [1973 c.425 §2; 1977 c.242 §1; 1987 c.686 §6]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Responsibility of Fish and Wildlife Commission under Endangered Species Act when declaring fishing season, (1995) Vol 47, p 232

Law Review Cita­tions

11 WLJ 96 (1974)

Chapter 498

Notes of Decisions

Sufficiency of uniform game cita­tion is governed by ORS 153.720, not by statutes applicable to indict­ments. State v. Herrera, 152 Or App 22, 952 P2d 566 (1998)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 498—Hunting, Angling and Trapping Regulations; Miscellaneous Wildlife Protective Measures, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors498.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 498, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­498ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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