ORS 166.257
Return of relinquished firearm


(1)

Upon receiving a request to return a firearm or ammunition relinquished to a law enforcement agency pursuant to ORS 166.256 (Relinquishment of firearm upon person becoming subject to certain court orders), the law enforcement agency shall:

(a)

Notify the Department of Justice of the return request for the purposes of notifying the petitioner of the order; and

(b)

Hold the firearm or ammunition for 72 hours after receiving the request.

(2)

Prior to returning the firearm or ammunition, the law enforcement agency shall:

(a)

Confirm that the person to whom the law enforcement agency will return the firearm or ammunition is the lawful owner of the firearm or ammunition, or a person with a possessory right to the firearm or ammunition; and

(b)

Perform a criminal background check as defined in ORS 166.432 (Definitions for ORS 166.412 and 166.433 to 166.441) to confirm that the person is not prohibited from possessing a firearm or ammunition under state or federal law. [2019 c.201 §5]
Note: See note under 166.256 (Relinquishment of firearm upon person becoming subject to certain court orders).
Chapter 166

Law Review Citations

51 OLR 427-637 (1972); 69 OLR 169 (1990)


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