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166.170 State preemp​tion 166.171 Authority of county to regulate discharge of firearms 166.172 Authority of city to regulate discharge of firearms 166.173 Authority of city or county to regulate pos​ses​sion of loaded firearms in public places 166.174 Authority of city, county, municipal corpora​tion or district to regulate pos​ses​sion or sale of firearms 166.175 Authority of city to regulate purchase of used firearms 166.176 Excep​tion to preemp​tion for certain county ordinances

2011 ORS § 166.173¹ Authority of city or county to regulate possession of loaded firearms in public places
(1) A city or county may adopt ordinances to regulate, restrict or prohibit the possession of loaded firearms in public places as defined in ORS 161.015 (General definitions). (2) Ordinances adopted under subsection (1) of this section do not apply to or affect: (a) A law enforcement officer in the performance of official duty. (b) A member of the military in the performance of official duty. (c) A person licensed to carry a concealed handgun.
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(d) A person authorized to possess a loaded firearm while in or on a public building or court facility under ORS 166.370 (Possession of firearm or dangerous weapon in public building or court facility). (e) An employee of the United States Department of Agriculture, acting within the scope of employment, who possesses a loaded firearm in the course of the lawful taking of wildlife. [1995 s.s. c.1 §4; 1999 c.782 §8; 2009 c.556 §3] •••

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Notes of Decisions
Excep​tion prohibiting applica​tion of city ordinance to per​son licensed to carry concealed handgun does not apply to city ordinance allowing private lessee of public prop​erty to ban concealed handguns from leased prop​erty. Starrett v. City of Portland, 196 Or App 534, 102 P3d 728 (2004) Local govern​ment may regulate pos​ses​sion of loaded firearms on streets and high​ways regardless of whether firearms are kept in loca​tion to which general public does not have access. State v. Ward, 224 Or App 421, 198 P3d 443 (2008), Sup Ct review denied Chapter 166

Law Review Cita​tions
51 OLR 427-637 (1972); 69 OLR 169 (1990)
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Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 166—Offenses Against Public Order; Firearms and Other Weapons; Racketeering, http://​www.​leg.​state.​or.​us/​ors/​166.​html (2011) (last ac​cessed Mar. 25, 2012).
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Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat​utes, Cumulative Supplement 2011, Chapter 166, http://​www.​leg.​state.​or.​us/​ors/​annos/​166ano.​htm (2011) (last ac​cessed Mar. 25, 2012).
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