2017 ORS 480.200¹
Definitions for ORS 480.200 to 480.290

As used in ORS 480.200 (Definitions for ORS 480.200 to 480.290) to 480.290 (Requirements for person driving vehicle transporting explosives) unless the context requires otherwise:

(1) “Certificate of possession” means a certificate issued under ORS 480.235 (Waiting period for issuance of certificate of possession) by the State Fire Marshal to applicants who have met the requirements of ORS 480.200 (Definitions for ORS 480.200 to 480.290) to 480.290 (Requirements for person driving vehicle transporting explosives).

(2) “Certificate of registration” means a certificate of registration issued under ORS 480.244 (Storage facility approval) by the State Fire Marshal for an explosives magazine.

(3) “Explosive” means a chemical compound, mixture or device, the primary or common purpose of which is to function by explosion. The term includes, but is not limited to, dynamite, pellet powder, initiating explosives, detonators, safety fuses, squibs, detonating cord, igniter cord and igniters, but excludes fireworks, as defined in ORS 480.111 (Definitions for ORS 480.111 to 480.165), black powder, smokeless powder, small arms ammunition, small arms ammunition primers and fertilizer, as defined in ORS 633.311 (Definitions for ORS 633.311 to 633.479).

(4) “Issuing authority” means the State Fire Marshal or an assistant appointed by the State Fire Marshal under ORS 480.280 (Administration and enforcement by State Fire Marshal) (2).

(5) “Magazine” means an approved facility for the storage of explosives.

(6) “Small arms ammunition” means a shotgun, rifle, pistol or revolver cartridge.

(7) “Small arms ammunition primers” means small percussion-sensitive explosive charges encased in a cup and used to ignite propellant powder. [1971 c.518 §1; 1983 c.100 §3; 1999 c.980 §1; 2001 c.914 §26; 2013 c.24 §10]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 480—Explosives; Flammable Materials; Pressure Vessels, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors480.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.