*NEWS ALERT* We have prepared a summary of the gun bills that have been released so far for the 2019 Legislative Session. Your OGO team will continue to update the list.

Anti-Gun Bills

SB 5

Makes shooting range and person discharging firearm at shooting range strictly liable for injuries resulting from bullets that stray outside boundaries of shooting range.

SB 87

Allows gun dealer or person transferring firearm, ammunition or firearm component at gun show to establish minimum age for purchase of firearms, ammunition or firearm components, provided that minimum age is at least 21 years.

SB 501

Requires person to secure permit before purchasing or otherwise receiving firearm.

HB 2251

Defines “assault rifle.” Prohibits transfer of handgun or assault rifle to person under 21 years of age.

HB 2505

Requires owner or possessor of firearm to secure firearm with trigger or cable lock or in locked container except in specified circumstances.

HB 2705

Directs Department of State Police to establish voluntary firearm Do Not Sell List using secure Internet website.

Pro-Gun Bills

SB 322

Authorizes sheriff of county to issue concealed handgun license to eligible person residing in adjoining county.

SB 323

Provides person with privileges and legal defenses available to person with Oregon concealed handgun license if person is licensed to carry concealed handgun in another state that recognizes Oregon concealed handgun licenses.

SB 342

Requires agency, board, commission or other instrumentality of state that lawfully seizes firearm to transfer firearm to Department of State Lands for disposition as unclaimed property.

HB 2287

Authorizes school district to allow firearm safety instruction on school property.

HB 2291

Establishes tax credit against personal income taxes for purchase of qualifying gun safes or locking mechanisms.

HB 2298

Directs Department of State Police to create and maintain list of states that recognize Oregon concealed handgun licenses and require demonstration of handgun competency to obtain license that is similar to requirement in Oregon.

HB 2546

Creates credit against personal income tax for cost of criminal history record check required by state law for transfer of firearm.

Neutral Bills

SB 481

Requires law enforcement agency that takes custody of firearms under firearms surrender protocol to establish procedures to notify certain individuals of law enforcement agency’s anticipated return of firearm.

HB 2479

Increases fees payable to county sheriff for issuance, renewal or duplication of concealed handgun license.

SB 275

Requires owner or possessor of firearm to secure firearm with trigger or cable lock or in locked container except in specified circumstances.