77th OREGON LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY--2013 Regular Session

                            Enrolled

                         House Bill 3199

Sponsored by Representatives MCLANE, MCKEOWN; Representatives
  ESQUIVEL, GOMBERG, WITT

                     CHAPTER ................

                             AN ACT

Relating to the use of incendiary devices in proximity to
  forested areas.

Be It Enacted by the People of the State of Oregon:

  SECTION 1.  { + Section 2 of this 2013 Act is added to and made
a part of ORS chapter 477. + }
  SECTION 2.  { + (1) As used in this section:
  (a) 'Exploding target' means a device:
  (A) Designed for use or used as a target for small arms
ammunition or for other projectiles;
  (B) Consisting of a flammable substance or flammable
combination of substances; and
  (C) Capable of exploding when struck by small arms gunfire or
by other projectiles.
  (b) 'Sky lantern' means an unmanned self-contained luminary
device that uses heated air produced by an open flame or produced
by another source to become or remain airborne.
  (c) 'Small arms' means a shotgun, rifle, pistol or revolver.
  (d) 'Tracer ammunition' means a bullet that contains a
flammable substance designed to ignite upon firing of the bullet
and to burn with sufficient brightness to allow observation of
the bullet trajectory.
  (2) A person violates this section if, during a fire season
declared under ORS 477.505 for a forest protection district or a
part of a forest protection district:
  (a) The person releases a sky lantern or discharges an
exploding target or tracer ammunition on land that is inside the
district or is within one-eighth of a mile of the district; or
  (b) A sky lantern released by the person or tracer ammunition
discharged by the person crosses above land that is inside the
district or is within one-eighth of a mile of the district.
  (3) Violation of this section is a Class A violation. In
addition to any enforcement officer specifically identified in
ORS 153.005, the State Fire Marshal, the State Forestry
Department or the State Forester may issue a citation for a
violation under this section. + }
                         ----------

Enrolled House Bill 3199 (HB 3199-A)                       Page 1

Passed by House April 10, 2013

    .............................................................
                             Ramona J. Line, Chief Clerk of House

    .............................................................
                                     Tina Kotek, Speaker of House

Passed by Senate May 14, 2013

    .............................................................
                              Peter Courtney, President of Senate

Enrolled House Bill 3199 (HB 3199-A)                       Page 2

Received by Governor:

......M.,............., 2013

Approved:

......M.,............., 2013

    .............................................................
                                         John Kitzhaber, Governor

Filed in Office of Secretary of State:

......M.,............., 2013

    .............................................................
                                   Kate Brown, Secretary of State

Enrolled House Bill 3199 (HB 3199-A)                       Page 3