Oregon Statutes - Chapter 501 - Refuges and Closures - Section 501.005 - Closure of hunting season for fire danger.

(1) The Governor by proclamation may suspend any season established by the State Fish and Wildlife Commission for hunting when the Governor determines that hunting may result in extreme fire danger in any part of the state.

(2) The suspension referred to in subsection (1) of this section may be applicable in all or any portion of this state, and shall be effective for a specified or indeterminate period until it appears to the Governor that the possible excessive fire danger no longer exists. A suspension for an indeterminate period shall be terminated by proclamation of the Governor.

(3) No person shall hunt during a period when or in an area where the appropriate season has been suspended pursuant to this section. [1973 c.723 §104]

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