Oregon Bill To Outlaw Gunsmithing Services Unless Expensive Upgrades Are Included

Oregon Bill To Outlaw Gunsmithing Services Unless Expensive Upgrades Are Included

Oregon State Shooting Association
Oregon State Shooting Association

Oregon –-(Ammoland.com)- A new bill submitted yesterday in the Oregon legislature adds unreasonable manufacturing requirements that would have the effect of outlawing all basic Gunsmithing services.

The bill would also stipulate adding economically impossible additions to all semi auto firearms manufacturing in addition to gunsmithing repairs.


Here’s the summary:

  • Prohibits  manufacturing,  selling  or  rebuilding  firearm  without  chamber  load  indicator.
  • Prohibits  manufacturing,  selling  or  rebuilding  semiautomatic  pistol  without  magazine  disconnect mechanism.
  • Prohibits  removing  or  disabling  chamber  load  indicator  or  magazine  disconnect  mechanism.
  • Punishes  violation  by  maximum  of  one  year’s  imprisonment,  $6,250  fine,  or  both.  Punishes  sub-sequent  violations  by  maximum  of  five  years’  imprisonment,  $125,000  fine,  or  both.
  • Becomes  operative  January  1,  2013.

Oregon Senate Bill Sb0659 Gunsmith Ban Bill

Marc Heatherington
Oregon State Shooting Association

The Oregon State Shooting Association is dedicated to serving the needs, representing the interests and protecting the rights of all responsible Oregon gun owners.

OSSA believes the framers of our State and Federal constitutions meant exactly what they said, when they wrote “the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.”

OSSA is a non-profit association dedicated to advancing shooting sports programs and defending the rights of gun owners. OSSA promotes adult and youth shooting programs, hunter and firearm safety and responsible sport hunting throughout the State.

As the official National Rifle Association state association affiliate in Oregon, the OSSA not only represents the NRA in Oregon, it represents you in the NRA. OSSA is also an affiliate of the Civilian Marksmanship Program. We keep you informed of important state and federal legislation that may affect your 2nd Amendment rights. Visit: www.ossa.org

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