Oregon prohibits:

  • Anyone from knowingly providing a false name or false information or presenting false identification in connection with a purchase or transfer of a firearm.1
  • A firearms dealer from failing to conduct the background check that federal and state laws require prior to sale of a firearm.2
  • Any person from selling, delivering or otherwise transferring any firearm that the person knows or reasonably should know is stolen.3

See our Firearms Trafficking policy summary for a comprehensive discussion of this issue.


  1. Or. Rev. Stat. § 166.416. ⤴︎
  2. Or. Rev. Stat. §§ 166.412, 166.418, 166.434. ⤴︎
  3. Or. Rev. Stat. § 166.470(2). ⤴︎