2017 ORS 475B.266¹
Issuing, renewing permits
  • fees
  • rules

(1) The Oregon Liquor Control Commission shall issue permits to qualified applicants to perform work described in ORS 475B.261 (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.261 (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) If applicable, producing and propagating marijuana;

(E) If applicable, processing marijuana;

(F) The content of ORS 475B.010 (Short title) to 475B.545 (Severability of ORS 475B.010 to 475B.545) and rules adopted under ORS 475B.010 (Short title) to 475B.545 (Severability of ORS 475B.010 to 475B.545); or

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

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

(c) The commission may not require an individual to successfully complete a 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 or is convicted of an offense under ORS 475B.010 (Short title) to 475B.545 (Severability of ORS 475B.010 to 475B.545), except that the commission may not consider a conviction for an offense under ORS 475B.010 (Short title) to 475B.545 (Severability of ORS 475B.010 to 475B.545) 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.545 (Severability of ORS 475B.010 to 475B.545) or any rule adopted under ORS 475B.010 (Short title) to 475B.545 (Severability of ORS 475B.010 to 475B.545); 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.261 (Permit required to perform work for or on behalf of marijuana retailer) only for the individual who holds the permit. [Formerly 475B.218]

(formerly 475.300 to 475.346)

Notes of Decisions

Registry identifica­tion cardholder may not confer immunity on per­son other than designated primary caregiver to possess medical marijuana on behalf of cardholder. State v. Fries, 212 Or App 220, 158 P3d 10 (2007), aff’d 344 Or 541, 185 P3d 453 (2008)

Law Review Cita­tions

52 WLR 1 (2015)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 475B—Cannabis Regulation, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors475B.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 475B, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano475B.­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.