HB 2617 : Expands CHL from 4 to 5 years, expands disqualifications
Position: Neutral Status: House Committee On Judiciary
Ceasefire Oregon opposes expanding the length of time that concealed handgun license (CHL) is valid (from 4 to 5 years). Increasing the amount of time for another verification of eligibility by 1 year (25%) does not protect Oregonians.
Modifies requirements for and disqualifications from obtaining concealed handgun license.
-Expands disqualifications for a concealed handgun license to convictions in another state.
-Increases portion of fee for issuance or renewal of license from $50 to $85.
-Increases length of time that concealed handgun license is valid (from 4 to 5 years).
The concept of this bill has been added to FRMA (was SB 764, awaiting a new bill number in Senate Rules Committee). Filed at the request of the House Interim Committee on Judiciary