(1) This section and ORS 830.710, 830.770, 830.780, 830.785, 830.795 to 830.805 and 830.830 to 830.870 do not apply to:
(a) A boat which has a valid marine document issued by the United States Coast Guard or any federal agency which succeeds to the duty of issuing marine documents.
(b) Foreign boats operated only temporarily in the waters of this state.
(c) A boat owned and operated by the United States or a state or by an entity or political subdivision of the United States or a state, except recreational type public vessels.
(d) A ship’s lifeboat used solely for lifesaving purposes.
(e) A boat belonging to a class of boats which has been exempted from the provisions of this section and ORS 830.710, 830.770, 830.780, 830.785, 830.795 to 830.805 and 830.830 to 830.870 by the State Marine Board as provided in ORS 830.110 (9).
(f) A boat already covered by a number in full force and effect which has been issued to it pursuant to federal laws or a federally approved numbering system of another state; provided that such boat shall not have been within this state for a period in excess of 60 consecutive days.
(2) This section and ORS 830.710, 830.770, 830.780, 830.785, 830.795 to 830.805 and 830.830 to 830.870 do apply to all boats other than boats described in subsection (1) of this section which are propelled by machinery, whether or not the machinery is the principal source of propulsion and to sailboats which are 12 feet or more in length.
(3) This section and ORS 830.300 and 830.710 to 830.870 do not apply to any vessel for which an ocean charter vessel license has been issued and for which the fee has been paid as provided in ORS 830.440 (2)(b). [Formerly 488.715; 1993 c.18 §173]Section: Previous 830.525 830.535 830.545 830.550 830.600 830.605 830.700 830.705 830.710 830.715 830.720 830.725 830.730 830.740 830.745 Next
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