ORS § 475B.266

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.

ORS 475B.266

Amended by 2021 Ch. 351,§ 228, eff. 8/2/2021.
Formerly 475B.218