Current through legislation effective April 15, 2022
Section 475B.266 - Issuing, renewing permits; fees; rules(1) The Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission shall issue permits to qualified applicants to perform work described in ORS 475B.261. The commission shall adopt rules establishing: (a) The qualifications for performing work described in ORS 475B.261;(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 to 475B.545 and rules adopted under 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 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 to 475B.545, except that the commission may not consider a conviction for an offense under 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 to 475B.545 or any rule adopted under 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 only for the individual who holds the permit.Amended by 2021 Ch. 351,§ 228, eff. 8/2/2021.