2015 ORS 475B.285¹
Powers of regulatory specialists

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This section is repealed
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.
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This section is amended
Effective March 29, 2016
Relating to cannabis; creating new provisions; amending ORS 336.241, 475B.015, 475B.070, 475B.090, 475B.100, 475B.110, 475B.160, 475B.245, 475B.285, 475B.345, 475B.375, 475B.450, 475B.625, 475B.730 and 475B.750 and section 2, chapter 784, Oregon Laws 2015; repealing ORS 475B.080; and declaring an emergency.

(1) An Oregon Liquor Control Commission regulatory specialist has the authority as provided in ORS 133.005 (Definitions for ORS 133.005 to 133.400 and 133.410 to 133.450) to 133.400 (Recording of custodial interviews), 133.450 (Return of arrest warrant), 133.525 (Definitions for ORS 133.525 to 133.703) to 133.703 (Identity of informants), 133.721 (Definitions for ORS 41.910 and 133.721 to 133.739) to 133.739 (Civil damages for willful interception, disclosure or use of communications), 161.235 (Use of physical force in making an arrest or in preventing an escape), 161.245 ("Reasonable belief" described) and 475B.010 (Short title) to 475B.395 (Severability of ORS 475B.010 to 475B.395), ORS chapter 153 and chapter 743, Oregon Laws 1971, to conduct inspections and investigations, make seizures, aid in prosecutions for offenses, issue citations for violations and otherwise enforce the provisions of ORS 475B.010 (Short title) to 475B.395 (Severability of ORS 475B.010 to 475B.395), any rule adopted under ORS 475B.010 (Short title) to 475B.395 (Severability of ORS 475B.010 to 475B.395) and any other law of this state that charges the commission with a duty, function or power related to marijuana, including enforcing any provision of a law or rule related to individuals who use false identification for purposes of purchasing or possessing a marijuana item or who engage in illegal activity on or near a licensed premises.

(2) A commission regulatory specialist may not:

(a) Be sworn in as a federal law enforcement official and act in that capacity while performing duties under this section.

(b) Carry a firearm.

(c) Conduct inspections and investigations of a primary residence or for purposes of ensuring compliance with ORS 475B.245 (Applicability of licensing provisions to homegrown marijuana and homemade cannabinoid products and concentrates) and 475B.375 (Applicability of ORS 475B.010 to 475B.395 to Oregon Medical Marijuana Act).

(d) Except as provided in ORS 475B.080 (Issuing marijuana production licenses to marijuana grow sites registered under Oregon Medical Marijuana Act), conduct inspections and investigations for purposes of ensuring compliance with ORS 475B.400 (Findings) to 475B.525 (Authority to adopt rules for ORS 475B.400 to 475B.525). [2015 c.614 §30]


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.