ORS 396.115¹
Persons exempt from militia service

The following persons shall be exempt from militia service:

(1) Persons exempt from militia service by the laws of the United States.

(2) Regular or duly ordained ministers of religion, or duly elected church officials regularly conducting church services, or those recognized by their church as devoting the major portion of their time to the practice of religion.

(3) Students preparing for the ministry in accredited theological or divinity schools.

(4) Persons whose religious tenets or conscientious scruples forbid them to bear arms. [1961 c.454 §18]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 396—Militia Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors396.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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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