Oregon Statutes - Chapter 186 - State Emblems; State Boundary - Section 186.023 - Improper use of state seal.

(1) Except as authorized by the Secretary of State, no person shall knowingly use any device, or possess any device capable of such use, to emboss upon a document the seal of the State of Oregon described in ORS 186.020.

(2) No person shall use any reproduction of the seal of the State of Oregon:

(a) In any manner falsely implying official indorsement or sponsorship by the State of Oregon or any of its agencies of any product, business, service or other activity; or

(b) In any manner that subjects or exposes the seal of the State of Oregon to ridicule, debasement or infamy. [1983 c.325 §1]

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