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July 8, 2024

166.543. Possession of deadly weapon by extreme risk protection order respondent; false petition for extreme risk protection order; penalties

(1) A person commits a Class A misdemeanor if:

(a) The person knowingly possesses a deadly weapon; and

(b) The person is prohibited from possessing deadly weapons pursuant to an extreme risk protection order:

(A) Issued after notice and a hearing under ORS 166.530;

(B) Confirmed by operation of law after the person failed to request a hearing under ORS 166.527 (9); or

(C) Renewed under ORS 166.535.

(2) A person convicted under subsection (1) of this section shall be prohibited from having in the person’s custody or control, owning, purchasing, possessing or receiving, or attempting to purchase or receive, any firearms for a five-year period beginning when the extreme risk protection order expires or is terminated, or the judgment of conviction is entered, whichever occurs later.

(3) A person who files a petition for any extreme risk protection order under ORS 166.525 to 166.543 with the intent to harass the respondent, or knowing that the information in the petition is false, is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.