Oregon Driving Privileges and Identification Cards
ORS 807.173
Additional requirements for hazardous materials endorsement; rules


(1)

Notwithstanding ORS 807.170 (Requirements for issuance), the Department of Transportation may not issue or renew a commercial driver license with a hazardous materials endorsement and may cancel a commercial driver license with a hazardous materials endorsement if a person:

(a)

Does not complete and pass a security threat assessment from the federal Transportation Security Administration, including receipt by the department of a notice from the federal Transportation Security Administration showing that the person does not pose a security threat. The department shall establish by rule the process and frequency for obtaining a security threat assessment.

(b)

Is assessed as a security threat by the federal Transportation Security Administration. The assessment must be received by the department in the form of a notice from the federal Transportation Security Administration.

(c)

Is not a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident as defined by the department by rule.

(2)

A person is entitled to administrative review under ORS 809.440 (Hearing and administrative review procedures) when the department does not issue or renew a commercial driver license with a hazardous materials endorsement under this section or cancels a commercial driver license with a hazardous materials endorsement under this section.

(3)

To the extent possible, rules promulgated by the department under this section should be uniform with any applicable federal regulations related to the holding of a commercial driver license with a hazardous materials endorsement. [2005 c.649 §33; 2009 c.395 §8]
Note: The amendments to 807.173 (Additional requirements for hazardous materials endorsement) by section 19, chapter 701, Oregon Laws 2019, become operative January 1, 2021, and apply to driver licenses, driver permits and identification cards issued, renewed or replaced on or after January 1, 2021. See sections 25 and 26, chapter 701, Oregon Laws 2019. The text that is operative on and after January 1, 2021, is set forth for the user’s convenience.
807.173 (Additional requirements for hazardous materials endorsement). (1) Notwithstanding ORS 807.170 (Requirements for issuance), the Department of Transportation may not issue or renew a commercial driver license with a hazardous materials endorsement and may cancel a commercial driver license with a hazardous materials endorsement if a person:

(a)

Does not complete and pass a security threat assessment from the federal Transportation Security Administration, including receipt by the department of a notice from the federal Transportation Security Administration showing that the person does not pose a security threat. The department shall establish by rule the process and frequency for obtaining a security threat assessment.

(b)

Is assessed as a security threat by the federal Transportation Security Administration. The assessment must be received by the department in the form of a notice from the federal Transportation Security Administration.

(c)

Is not a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident as defined by the department by rule.

(2)

A person is entitled to administrative review under ORS 809.440 (Hearing and administrative review procedures) when the department does not issue or renew a commercial driver license with a hazardous materials endorsement under this section or cancels a commercial driver license with a hazardous materials endorsement under this section.

(3)

To the extent possible, rules promulgated by the department under this section should be uniform with any applicable federal regulations related to the holding of a commercial driver license with a hazardous materials endorsement.
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May. 15, 2020