The provisions of this rule do not apply
to carcasses or parts thereof from deer or elk salvaged pursuant to OAR
. No portion of deer or elk salvaged pursuant to OAR 635-043-0175
may be purchased, sold, or exchanged.
(2) Any person may purchase, sell, or
exchange processed hides, hooves, dewclaws, sinews, or capes of deer
(Odocoilius hemionus or O. virgininanus), elk (Cervus canadensis) or antelope
(pronghorn) (Antilocapra americana).
(3) Any person may sell or exchange the
unprocessed hides, hooves, dewclaws, sinews, or capes of a deer, elk, or
antelope legally taken during an authorized hunting season.
(4) Any person may sell, purchase, or
exchange any bone, elk ivory "buglers" or other part of the skeletal structure
of a deer or elk, except the skull.
(5) Any person may sell or exchange lawfully
taken antlers which are detached from the skull, skull is split apart between
the antlers or naturally shed antlers to a licensed antler dealer for use only
in manufacturing handcrafted items from parts of these antlers. Handcrafted
items do not include complete sets of antlers or whole heads and antlers which
are mounted for display or other purposes. Any person may purchase such
lawfully manufactured handcrafted items.
Except as provided in subsection 7, any
person desiring to purchase or exchange unprocessed deer, elk, and antelope
hides, hooves, dewclaws, or sinews must first secure a Hide Dealer Permit.
Clients of a taxidermist do not need this permit when a taxidermist provides
the hide for mounting a client's legally taken antler or horn.
(a) Any person desiring to purchase or
exchange antlers for use in the manufacture of handcrafted items must first
secure an Antler Dealers Permit. Antlers may not be purchased unless antlers
are detached from the skull, the skull is split apart between antlers, or the
antlers are naturally shed;
Hide and Antler Dealer Permits may be obtained by applying to the Oregon
Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Any person may purchase the following for
their personal use (not resale):
Unprocessed deer, elk and antelope hides; and
(b) Deer and elk antlers (if detached from
the skull, if skull is split apart between the antlers, or if naturally shed).
(8) Hide Dealer and
Antler Dealer Permit shall cost $33.50 (plus a $2.00 license agent fee) and
shall expire on December 31 of the year issued.
At the time of purchase or exchange for
unprocessed deer and elk hides and antlers, and for antelope hides, every
dealer shall maintain a record. Such record shall:
(a) Include the date of the transaction,
numbers and kinds of hides or antlers purchased or exchanged, and the name and
address of the person from whom acquired;
(b) Be maintained at the business address of
the hide dealer or antler dealer for a three-year period.
(10) Hide and antler dealer records are
subject to inspection at any time by any State Police officer or Department of
Fish and Wildlife representative.
(11) Any person may sell, purchase or
exchange any bone or other part of the skeletal structure of pronghorn
antelope, except the skull and horn sheaths.
Or. Admin. R.
DFW 96-1998, f. & cert.
ef. 11-25-98; DFW 90-2002(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-16-02 thru 2-11-03; DFW
114-2002(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 10-18-02 thru 2-11-03; DFW 127-2002(Temp),
f. & cert. ef. 11-14-02 thru 2-11-03; DFW 31-2004, f. 4-22-04, cert. ef.
5-1-04; DFW 142-2009, f. 11-12-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10;
139-2015, f. 10-14-15, cert. ef.
147-2017, amend filed 11/29/2017, effective
189-2018, amend filed 12/31/2018, effective
59-2019, minor correction filed 05/13/2019, effective
165-2019, amend filed 10/29/2019, effective
Statutory/Other Authority: SB 247 (2015), ORS
Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS