ORS 830.092¹
Exemption from requirement to obtain boating safety certificate

A boating safety certificate is not required if a person:

(1) Is at least 16 years of age and rents a motorboat with an engine greater than 10 horsepower and completes a required dockside safety checklist before operating the boat;

(2) Possesses a current commercial fishing license as required by ORS 508.235 (Commercial fishing license);

(3) Possesses a valid United States Coast Guard commercial motorboat operator’s license;

(4) Is not a resident of this state and does not operate a boat with an engine greater than 10 horsepower in Oregon waters for more than 60 consecutive days;

(5) Is not a resident of this state, holds a current out-of-state boating safety certificate and has the out-of-state certificate in the person’s possession;

(6) Holds a temporary certificate as described under ORS 830.084 (Requirements for mandatory boating safety education program); or

(7) Is not yet required to have a certificate under the phase-in program developed by the State Marine Board pursuant to section 9, chapter 716, Oregon Laws 1999. [1999 c.716 §7; 2003 c.14 §499]

Note: See note under 830.082 (Mandatory boating safety education program).

Chapter 830

See also annota­tions under ORS chapter 488 in permanent edi­tion.

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Public right to use artificial lake created for recrea­tion on a nonnavigable stream on privately owned land, (1972) Vol 35, p 1202

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 830—Small Watercraft, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors830.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 830, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­830ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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