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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2021 ‘Gun Dealers in Oregon.’ Gun Sales. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 11 May
Dealer Regulations in Oregon
Federal law requires firearms dealers to obtain a license from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives (ATF), although resource limitations prevent the ATF from properly overseeing all its licensees.
Oregon has no law requiring firearms dealers to obtain a state license or permit. However, firearms dealers are subject to state laws governing gun sales generally.
The Superintendent of State Police may adopt rules necessary for the provision of a security system to identify dealers who request a criminal history record check, and for the creation and maintenance of a database of the business hours of gun dealers…
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