2017 ORS 475.854¹
Unlawful possession of heroin

(1) It is unlawful for any person knowingly or intentionally to possess heroin.

(2)(a) Unlawful possession of heroin is a Class A misdemeanor.

(b) Notwithstanding paragraph (a) of this subsection, unlawful possession of heroin is a Class B felony if:

(A) The person possesses a usable quantity of heroin and:

(i) At the time of the possession, the person has a prior felony conviction;

(ii) At the time of the possession, the person has two or more prior convictions for unlawful possession of a usable quantity of a controlled substance; or

(iii) The possession is a commercial drug offense under ORS 475.900 (Crime category classification) (1)(b); or

(B) The person possesses one gram or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of heroin. [2005 c.708 §28; 2017 c.706 §12]

Chapter 475

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 561 (1972); 69 OLR 171 (1990)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 475—Controlled Substances; Illegal Drug Cleanup; Miscellaneous Drugs; Paraphernalia; Precursors, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors475.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 475, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano475.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.