(1)“Authorized person” means a person authorized by the owner or possessor of a firearm to temporarily carry or control the firearm while in the presence of the owner or possessor.
(2)“Container” means a box, case, chest, locker, safe or other similar receptacle, including, within a vehicle, a glove compartment, enclosed trunk or center console, equipped with a tamper-resistant lock.
(3)“Control” means, in relation to a firearm:
(a)That the owner or possessor of the firearm is close enough to the firearm to prevent another person who is not an authorized person from obtaining the firearm; or
(b)That the owner or possessor of the firearm is in the person’s own residence, either alone or with only authorized persons who also live in the residence and who are not minors, and the residence is secure.
(4)“Firearm” has the meaning given that term in ORS 166.210 (Definitions), except that it does not include a firearm that has been rendered permanently inoperable.
(5)“Gun room” means an area within a building enclosed by walls, a floor and a ceiling, including a closet, that has all entrances secured by a tamper-resistant lock, that is kept locked at all times when unoccupied and that is used for:
(a)The storage of firearms, ammunition, components of firearms or ammunition, or equipment for firearm-related activities including but not limited to reloading ammunition, gunsmithing and firearm cleaning and maintenance; or
(b)Conducting firearm-related activities, including but not limited to reloading ammunition, gunsmithing and firearm cleaning and maintenance.
(6)“Handgun” has the meaning given that term in ORS 166.210 (Definitions).
(7)“Law enforcement agency” has the meaning given that term in ORS 166.525 (Definitions).
(8)“Minor” means a person under 18 years of age.
(9)“Possessor” means a person who possesses a firearm with permission from the owner of the firearm for a period of time when the owner is not present.
(10)“Trigger or cable lock” means:
(a)A device that, when installed in a firearm, is designed to prevent the firearm from being operated without first deactivating the device; or
(b)A device incorporated into the design of the firearm that is designed to prevent the operation of the firearm by any person not having access to the device. [2021 c.146 §2]
Section 166.392 — Definitions,