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SB941: Legal behavior becomes felonious on August 9th, 2015

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by CHLChris, Jun 22, 2015.

  1. CHLChris

    CHLChris Portland Metro East Love me some guns! Bronze Supporter

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    According to Jeff Rhoades, counsel for the Oregon State Senate Judiciary Committee, the 90 days of state police ramp-up ends on August 9th, 2015. After that date, meeting a fellow law-abiding citizen of the once-great state of Oregon in a parking lot to transfer a gun with cash and a look at a drivers license will now be a felony. What used to be one of the most American things a free citizen could engage in will become illegal.
     
  2. deadeye

    deadeye Albany,OR. Moderator Staff Member

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    Misdemeanor first time, felony second time. Correct me if I am wrong.
     
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  3. CHLChris

    CHLChris Portland Metro East Love me some guns! Bronze Supporter

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    There was a time I was meeting someone once a month or more to exercise my freedoms. At that same rate, a person who wished to ignore the new infringement (oops, I mean law) would be a felon by September.
     
  4. edison bulb

    edison bulb Portland, OR Well-Known Member

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    I am really excited to see how Bloomberg's law is really going to influence the gang members in Portland/Gresham! My guess is there won't be any gang violence come August 9th! All the gang members will be lining up to background check their gang banger buddies! Thanks for making the world so much safer, Bloomberg! Thank you Kate Brown! Oregon can rest peacefully now in your diligent watch to keep our streets safe and clean! God bless!
     
  5. Nick Burkhardt

    Nick Burkhardt NE Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I thought it was July 9th?
     
  6. bnsaibum

    bnsaibum Corvallis, OR Well-Known Member 2015 Volunteer

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    Don't forget that due to SB 315 you can now be arrested for following this law and having an OSP approved background check should the transferee then commit a crime with the transferred firearm.
     
  7. 308

    308 ΜOΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ ΜOΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ Platinum Supporter Silver Supporter

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    Will not comply.
     
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  8. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Not quite how it's written from what I understand.... If you temporarily loan it to someone under the few provisions of SB941 allows and they commit a crime with it, you can be had for it.


    The whole thing stinks on ice! o_O
     
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  9. bnsaibum

    bnsaibum Corvallis, OR Well-Known Member 2015 Volunteer

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    To me it seems to read that you are only immune if you have the approved background check done through a dealer.

    https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2015R1/Measures/Overview/SB315
     
  10. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Hmmmm.... doesn't "legalese" suck?! o_O
     
  11. bnsaibum

    bnsaibum Corvallis, OR Well-Known Member 2015 Volunteer

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    Indeed. Considering that under SB 315 one can now, once again, legally use the OSP background check without a dealer for certain transfers. So with an OSP approved background check NOT using a dealer one can, indeed, be arrested. As I said.
     
  12. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Hear ya! :rolleyes:
     
  13. bnsaibum

    bnsaibum Corvallis, OR Well-Known Member 2015 Volunteer

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    You're being quite generous. I would have begun with 'foetid stench of progressive competence'.
     
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  14. CHLChris

    CHLChris Portland Metro East Love me some guns! Bronze Supporter

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    I noticed you didn't start that sentence with, "I". So you must just mean it as a lack of support for the law, not an admission of guilt. :s0165:
     
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  15. Leif Runenritzer

    Leif Runenritzer Kernilyis Active Member

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    Why is it August 9th? I remember it being announced here that—as of the passing of SB941—any transfer without a dealer would be illegal.
     
  16. B5Ben

    B5Ben Boise Well-Known Member

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    The transfer portion of SB941 goes into effect 90 days after signed into law. It was signed in early May by defacto Gov. Brown
     
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  17. B5Ben

    B5Ben Boise Well-Known Member

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    Yes misdemeanor first time offense but loss of firearms rights for 5 years.
     
  18. Dyjital

    Dyjital Albany, Ore Flavorite Member Bronze Supporter

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    In the places that support it....


    Wonder how that will work. I know for one Linn County doesn't support so does that mean if somebody were to not comply they would do the transaction in rural Linn Co/Lane Co/Yamhill Co etc to be by default immune from local cities reach in prosecution from this?
     
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    slimer13 Deer Park Well-Known Member

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    I would assume that it would be similar to WA and the state police would be the main agency in charge of enforcement, but here we are 8 months after 594 went into effect and zero prosecutions.
     
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  20. v0lcom13sn0w

    v0lcom13sn0w Keizer, or Well-Known Member

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    just dont get caught. "well this bill of sale says august 8th 2015. guess were legit then."
     
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