2015 ORS 475B.399¹
Duty to report to Legislative Assembly

(1) As used in this section, "marijuana" and "marijuana item" have the meanings given those terms in ORS 475B.015 (Definitions for ORS 475B.010 to 475B.395).

(2) On or before February 1 of each odd-numbered year, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission shall report to the Legislative Assembly in the manner required by ORS 192.245 (Form of report to legislature), the approximate amount of marijuana produced by persons who hold a license under ORS 475B.070 (Production license) and the approximate amount of marijuana items sold by persons who hold a license under ORS 475B.110 (Retail license), and whether the supply of marijuana in this state is commensurate with the demand for marijuana items in this state. [2015 c.614 §170]

Note: Section 172, chapter 614, Oregon Laws 2015, provides:

Sec. 172. On or before January 1, 2017, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission:

(1) Shall examine available research, and may conduct or commission new research, to investigate the influence of marijuana on the ability of a person to drive a vehicle and on the concentration of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol in a person’s blood, in each case taking into account all relevant factors; and

(2) In the manner provided by ORS 192.245 (Form of report to legislature), shall present the results of the research, including any recommendations for legislation, to the interim committees of the Legislative Assembly related to judiciary. [2015 c.614 §172]

Note: Section 3, chapter 20, Oregon Laws 2015, provides:

Sec. 3. Use of moneys in Oregon Liquor Control Commission Account. (1) Notwithstanding ORS 221.770 (Revenue sharing to cities), 471.805 (Disposition of moneys) and 471.810 (Distribution of available moneys in Oregon Liquor Control Commission Account), for the biennium beginning July 1, 2013, and the biennium beginning July 1, 2015, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission may expend moneys in the Oregon Liquor Control Commission Account to pay any expenses incurred by the commission in implementing and carrying out sections 3 to 70, chapter 1, Oregon Laws 2015 [475B.010 (Short title) to 475B.395 (Severability of ORS 475B.010 to 475B.395)]. Any expenditure made under this subsection is considered a loan and must be repaid from the Oregon Marijuana Account established by section 44, chapter 1, Oregon Laws 2015. Expenditures made under this subsection shall be made from moneys in the Oregon Liquor Control Commission Account before the distributions required by ORS 471.810 (Distribution of available moneys in Oregon Liquor Control Commission Account) are made.

(2) Notwithstanding section 44, chapter 1, Oregon Laws 2015, not later than June 30, 2017, the Department of Revenue shall transfer from the Oregon Marijuana Account to the commission for deposit in the Oregon Liquor Control Commission Account an amount equal to the total amount expended by the commission under subsection (1) of this section plus two percent of the total amount expended. The department shall make the transfer required by this subsection before making any other withholding, distribution or expenditure from the Oregon Marijuana Account for purposes described in section 44, chapter 1, Oregon Laws 2015. [2015 c.20 §3; 2015 c.840 §10]

Note: Amendments and additions to 475.300 to 475.346 (renumbered 475B.400 (Findings) to 475B.525 (Authority to adopt rules for ORS 475B.400 to 475B.525)) become operative March 1, 2016. See sections 177 (2) and 179, chapter 614, Oregon Laws 2015. Refer to the 2013 Edition of Oregon Revised Statutes for the text of 475.300 to 475.346 that is operative until March 1, 2016.

Note: For the text of 475.309 (renumbered 475B.415 (Registry identification cardholders)) that is operative until March 1, 2016, see section 103, chapter 736, Oregon Laws 2015.

Note: For the text of 475.314 (renumbered 475B.450 (Medical marijuana dispensary registration system)) that is operative until March 1, 2016, see section 5, chapter 79, Oregon Laws 2014.


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.