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DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE

 

DIVISION 48

HUNTER EDUCATION

635-048-0005

Course Length

The course of instruction shall be a minimum of 12 hours in length.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496 & 497
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 497.360
Hist: 3WC 6, f. 2-28-74, ef. 7-1-74, Renumbered from 630-040-0056, Renumbered from 635-025-0005; FWC 73-1986, f. & ef. 11-4-86; FWC 54-1997, f. & cert. ef. 9-3-97; DFW 131-2007, f. 12-20-07, cert. ef. 1-1-08

635-048-0010

Course Fee

A $10.00 application fee will be collected from students enrolled in a hunter education or bowhunter education course for materials and services furnished by the Hunter Education Program. This fee will be collected by the Department as part of the application to participate in the course, and used to provide stipends to instructors for materials or services authorized by the department and to defray the cost of equipment provided to instructors by the Department. In no instance shall the course application fee serve as a barrier to persons desiring to participate in the training course. The department may waive the application fee for students who cannot pay the class fee due to hardship.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.138 & 496.146
Stats. Implemented: ORS 497.360
Hist.: 3WC 6, f. 2-28-74, ef. 7-1-74, Renumbered from 630-040-0058, Renumbered from 635-025-0010; FWC 73-1986, f. & ef. 11-4-86; DFW 97-1998, f. & cert. ef. 12-9-98; DFW 131-2007, f. 12-20-07, cert. ef. 1-1-08

635-048-0015

Instructor Qualifications

To be certified as an instructor, a candidate shall:

(1) Be at least 21 years of age.

(2) Have experience in the safe use of lawful hunting weapons.

(3) Not have been convicted of or have forfeited bail for a violation of any of the wildlife laws within five years of application.

(4) Not have been convicted of a felony.

(5) Not have been convicted of a misdemeanor involving the welfare, health, safety, or victimization of a minor including, but not limited to:

(a) Attempted Rape III -- ORS 163.355;

(b) Attempted Sodomy III -- ORS 163.385;

(c) Sexual Abuse II -- ORS 163.415;

(d) Attempted Sex Abuse I -- ORS 163.425;

(e) Contributing to the Sexual Delinquency of a Minor -- ORS 163.435;

(f) Sexual Misconduct -- ORS 163.445;

(g) Public Indecency -- ORS 163.465;

(h) Attempted Using a Child in an Obscene Sexual Performance -- ORS 163.483;

(i) Attempted Promoting an Obscene Sexual Performance by a Child -- ORS 163.485;

(j) Endangering the Welfare of a Minor -- ORS 163.575;

(k) Furnishing Obscene Materials to Minors -- ORS 167.065;

(l) Exhibiting an Obscene Performance to a Minor -- ORS 167.075;

(m) Attempted Promotion of Prostitution -- ORS 167.012;

(n) Providing Liquor to a Person Under 21 -- ORS 471.410;

(o) Delivery of Controlled Substance to a Minor -- ORS 475.995.

(6) Pass an examination prescribed by the Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496 & 497
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496 & 497
Hist.: 3WC 6, f. 2-28-74, ef. 7-1-74, Renumbered from 630-040-0060, Renumbered from 635-025-0015; FWC 73-1986, f. & ef. 11-4-86; FWC 15-1987, f. & ef. 4-15-87

635-048-0020

Revocation of Instructor's Certificate

An instructor's certificate may be revoked by the Department if the holder:

(1) Has falsified the information requested on the application.

(2) Is convicted of or forfeits bail for a violation of any of the wildlife laws.

(3) Fails to conduct the training course in the prescribed manner.

(4) Fails, after two notices, to provide the Department with the required records of students trained and certificates of competency issued.

(5) Is convicted of a felony.

(6) Is convicted of a misdemeanor involving the welfare, health, safety, or victimization of a minor including, but not limited to:

(a) Attempted Rape III -- ORS 163.355;

(b) Attempted Sodomy III -- ORS 163.385;

(c) Sexual Abuse II -- ORS 163.415;

(d) Attempted Sex Abuse I -- ORS 163.425;

(e) Contributing to the Sexual Delinquency of a Minor -- ORS 163.435;

(f) Sexual Misconduct -- ORS 163.445;

(g) Public Indecency -- ORS 163.465;

(h) Attempted Using a Child in an Obscene Sexual Performance -- ORS 163.483;

(i) Attempted Promoting an Obscene Sexual Performance by a Child -- ORS 163.485;

(j) Endangering the Welfare of a Minor -- ORS 163.575;

(k) Furnishing Obscene Materials to Minors -- ORS 167.065;

(l) Exhibiting an Obscene Performance to a Minor -- ORS 167.075;

(m) Attempted Promotion of Prostitution -- ORS 167.012;

(n) Providing Liquor to a Person Under 21 -- ORS 471.410;

(o) Delivery of Controlled Substance to a Minor -- ORS 475.995.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496 & 497
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496 & 497
Hist.: 3WC 6, f. 2-28-74, ef. 7-1-74, Renumbered from 630-040-0062, Renumbered from 635-025-0020; FWC 73-1986, f. & ef. 11-4-86; FWC 15-1987, f. & ef. 4-15-87

635-048-0030

Issuing Duplicate Certificates of Course Completion

(1) Duplicate certificates of course completion shall be issued only through a field office or the Salem headquarters office of the Department. A permanent duplicate will be issued only when the student's registration card is on file. Duplicate Certificates are:

(a) Free of charge if the student is a minor; or

(b) A fee of $10.00 will be charged if the student is 18 yrs or older.

(2) A temporary duplicate (valid only through the end of that year) will be issued when a student's records are not on file, if the student provides an affidavit, signed by the student and a parent or guardian if the student is a minor, stating that the student has successfully completed the required course. Such students may obtain a permanent duplicate only by successfully repeating the required course.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496 & 497
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 497.360
Hist.: 3WC 6, f. 2-28-74, ef. 7-1-74, Renumbered from 630-040-0066, Renumbered from 635-025-0030; FWC 73-1986, f. & ef. 11-4-86; FWC 15-1987, f. & ef. 4-15-87; FWC 54-1997, f. & cert. ef. 9-3-97; DFW 31-2004, f. 4-22-04, cert. ef. 5-1-04; DFW 131-2007, f. 12-20-07, cert. ef. 1-1-08; DFW 142-2009, f. 11-12-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10

Trapper Education

635-048-0050

Course of Study

The course of study will include but is not limited to appropriate skills, knowledge and values relating to responsible trapping. The Department will supply study materials for the course.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496 & 497
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496 & 497
Hist.: FWC 15-1987, f. & ef. 4-15-87

635-048-0055

Examination

An examination covering the course material must be successfully completed in order to qualify for a trapping brand number. Testing will take place under he auspices of Department of Fish and Wildlife personnel and at prearranged locations.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496 & 497
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496 & 497
Hist.: FWC 15-1987, f. & ef. 4-15-87

635-048-0060

Certificate of Course Completion

Persons successfully completing the exam and submitting an appropriate application will be issued a trapping brand number. This number will serve as the person's certificate of course completion.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496 & 497
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496 & 497
Hist.: FWC 15-1987, f. & ef. 4-15-87

635-048-0080

Master Hunter Program

The department will administer a voluntary program for hunters which will include but is not limited to instruction on hunting ethics, wildlife management, firearms safety and landowner relations. The department may require completion of this program as a prerequisite for participating in certain controlled hunts. If a Master Hunter is convicted of, or pleads guilty to, a violation of the wildlife laws, the Department will suspend the person from the Master Hunter program for a period of five years.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496 & 497
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 497.360
Hist.: FWC 54-1997, f. & cert. ef. 9-3-97; DFW 44-2009(Temp), f. 5-6-09, cert. ef. 5-7-09 thru 11-3-09; Administrative correction 11-19-09; DFW 146-2009, f. & cert. ef. 12-15-09

635-048-0100

Bowhunter Education

The department will administer a voluntary Bowhunter Education program for hunters which will conform to the syllabus and requirements of the National Bowhunter Education Foundation Bowhunter Education Program which includes but is not limited to instruction on bowhunting ethics, wildlife management, bowhunting and treestand safety and landowner relations. The department may require completion of this program as a prerequisite for participating in certain controlled hunts.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496 & 497
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 497.360
Hist.: FWC 54-1997, f. & cert. ef. 9-3-97

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