2015 ORS 475B.218¹
Issuing and renewing permits
  • fees
  • rules

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This section is amended
Effective March 3, 2016
Relating to cannabis; creating new provisions; amending ORS 90.396, 305.620, 316.680, 419C.239, 419C.420, 419C.443, 471.001, 471.775, 475.245, 475.752, 475.856, 475.858, 475.860, 475.862, 475.864, 475.898, 475B.015, 475B.063, 475B.070, 475B.075, 475B.090, 475B.100, 475B.110, 475B.150, 475B.160, 475B.185, 475B.218, 475B.235, 475B.245, 475B.250, 475B.255, 475B.340, 475B.375, 475B.415, 475B.420, 475B.428, 475B.435, 475B.443, 475B.450, 475B.705, 475B.710, 475B.760, 475B.800, 809.265 and 813.215 and section 3, chapter 20, Oregon Laws 2015; repealing ORS 475B.120, 475B.285 and 811.481 and sections 173 and 175b, chapter 614, Oregon Laws 2015; and declaring an emergency.

(1) The Oregon Liquor Control Commission shall issue permits to qualified applicants to perform work described in ORS 475B.215 (Permit required to perform work for or on behalf of marijuana retailer). The commission shall adopt rules establishing:

(a) The qualifications for performing work described in ORS 475B.215 (Permit required to perform work for or on behalf of marijuana retailer);

(b) The term of a permit issued under this section;

(c) Procedures for applying for and renewing a permit issued under this section; and

(d) Reasonable application, issuance and renewal fees for a permit issued under this section.

(2)(a) The commission may require an individual applying for a permit under this section to successfully complete a course, made available by or through the commission, through which the individual receives training on:

(A) Checking identification;

(B) Detecting intoxication;

(C) Handling marijuana items;

(D) The content of ORS 475B.010 (Short title) to 475B.395 (Severability of ORS 475B.010 to 475B.395) and rules adopted under ORS 475B.010 (Short title) to 475B.395 (Severability of ORS 475B.010 to 475B.395); and

(E) Any matter deemed necessary by the commission to protect the public health and safety.

(b) The commission or other provider of the course may charge a reasonable fee for the course.

(c) The commission may not require an individual to successfully complete the course more than once, except that:

(A) As part of a final order suspending a permit issued under this section, the commission may require a permit holder to successfully complete the course as a condition of lifting the suspension; and

(B) As part of a final order revoking a permit issued under this section, the commission shall require an individual to successfully complete the course prior to applying for a new permit.

(3) The commission shall conduct a criminal records check under ORS 181A.195 (Criminal records check) on an individual applying for a permit under this section.

(4) Subject to the applicable provisions of ORS chapter 183, the commission may suspend, revoke or refuse to issue or renew a permit if the individual who is applying for or who holds the permit:

(a) Is convicted of a felony, except that the commission may not consider a conviction for the manufacture or delivery of marijuana if the date of the conviction is two or more years before the date of the application or renewal;

(b) Violates any provision of ORS 475B.010 (Short title) to 475B.395 (Severability of ORS 475B.010 to 475B.395) or any rule adopted under ORS 475B.010 (Short title) to 475B.395 (Severability of ORS 475B.010 to 475B.395); or

(c) Makes a false statement to the commission.

(5) A permit issued under this section is a personal privilege and permits work described under ORS 475B.215 (Permit required to perform work for or on behalf of marijuana retailer) only for the individual who holds the permit. [2015 c.614 §20]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 475B—Cannabis Regulation, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors475B.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.
 
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.