Agent Eligibility; Application Requirements
(1)Any person in retail sales within the State of Oregon may apply to become a license agent for the Department. Out-of-State license agents may only sell the Prepaid Daily Angling licenses.
(2)An applicant for appointment as a license agent must comply with the following requirements:
(a)An individual must be at least 18 years of age;
(b)Not be engaged exclusively in selling licensing documents;
(c)Not have been convicted of a violation of any wildlife related laws;
(3)Criteria used in selection of license agents will include the following: the need for agents in a particular geographic area, business hours, convenient and accessible location for customers, and predicted sales volume.
(4)Each agent must sign an Agreement prepared by the Department setting forth the terms and conditions under which the agent will sell licensing documents.
(5)The Department may terminate or suspend the Agreement with a license agent on the following grounds:
(a)The agent has three non-sufficient electronic fund transfers during any 12-month period;
(b)The agent fails to make good any non-sufficient electronic funds transfer issued to the Department within five days of the notice of failure to transfer;
(c)The agent fails to follow any procedures specified by the Department for issuing documents;
(d)The agent fails to comply with the terms of the agent agreement or fails to maintain the eligibility requirements.
(e)The Department discovers any fraud or deception in the application of the license agent.
(6)The Department will provide 14 days written notice to the agent of its intent to terminate or suspend the Agreement, unless the Department determines that the agent’s conduct creates an emergency or a public risk. In that case, the Department may terminate the Agreement immediately consistent with the Administrative Procedures Act.
Rule 635-010-0162 — Agent Eligibility; Application Requirements,