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State of Oregon. 2012 ‘Or. Rev. Stat. § 166.250(1)(c)(A), etc..’ Firearms Law Database - Minimum Age to Purchase and Possess in Oregon. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 3 January
Minimum Age to Purchase and Possess in Oregon
Oregon prohibits any person under age 18 from knowingly possessing a firearm. A minor is not prohibited from possessing a firearm:
- Other than a handgun, if the firearm was transferred to the minor by the minor's parent or guardian or by another person with the consent of the minor's parent or guardian; or
- Temporarily for hunting, target practice or any other lawful purpose.
In addition, Oregon prohibits any person from selling, delivering or otherwise transferring a firearm to anyone under age 18. Exceptions to this prohibition allow a minor's parent or guardian to consent to the transfer of a long gun to the minor and allow the temporary transfer of a firearm to a minor for hunting, target practice or any other lawful purpose.
Federal age restrictions impose stricter limits regarding handguns…