Full Statute Name:  West's Oregon Revised Statutes Annotated. Title 16. Crimes and Punishments. Chapter 167. Offenses Against Public Health, Decency and Animals. Offenses Against Animals. 167.390. Commerce in fur of domestic cats and dogs

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Primary Citation:  O. R. S. § 167.390 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  November, 2014 Alternate Citation:  OR ST § 167.390 Date Adopted:  1999
Summary:

In Oregon, a person may not take, buy, sell, barter or otherwise exchange for commerce in fur purposes the raw fur or products that include the fur of a domestic cat or dog if the fur is obtained through a process that kills or maims the cat or dog. Violation is a Class A misdemeanor when the offense is committed with a culpable mental state as defined in ORS 161.085.

Statute Text: 

 

(1) A person may not take, buy, sell, barter or otherwise exchange for commerce in fur purposes the raw fur or products that include the fur of a domestic cat or dog if the fur is obtained through a process that kills or maims the cat or dog. As used in this section, “domestic cat or dog” does not include coyote, fox, lynx, bobcat or any other wild or commercially raised wild feline or wild canine species or a hybrid thereof that is not recognized as an endangered species by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.

(2) Violation of subsection (1) of this section, or any rule promulgated pursuant thereto, is a Class A misdemeanor when the offense is committed with a culpable mental state as defined in ORS 161.085.

CREDIT(S)

Laws 1999, c. 995, §§ 1,2.

 

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