Oregon Statutes - Chapter 830 - Small Watercraft - Section 830.092 - Exemption from requirement to obtain boating safety certificate.

A boating safety certificate is not required if a person:

(1) Is at least 16 years of age and rents a motorboat with an engine greater than 10 horsepower and completes a required dockside safety checklist before operating the boat;

(2) Possesses a current commercial fishing license as required by ORS 508.235;

(3) Possesses a valid United States Coast Guard commercial motorboat operatorís license;

(4) Is not a resident of this state and does not operate a boat with an engine greater than 10 horsepower in Oregon waters for more than 60 consecutive days;

(5) Is not a resident of this state, holds a current out-of-state boating safety certificate and has the out-of-state certificate in the personís possession;

(6) Holds a temporary certificate as described under ORS 830.084; or

(7) Is not yet required to have a certificate under the phase-in program developed by the State Marine Board pursuant to section 9, chapter 716, Oregon Laws 1999. [1999 c.716 §7; 2003 c.14 §499]

Note: See note under 830.082.

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