1913 Or. Laws 433, An Act to Provide for the Protection, Preservation and Propogation of Game Animals, Game Birds, Game Fish, Game, Wild Fowl, Non-Game Birds, and Fur-Bearing Animals, and to Provide for the Enforcement Thereof . . . , ch. 232, § 22.

It shall be unlawful at any time in the State of Oregon to shoot or discharge any gun at any game bird or game animal from, or while upon any railroad right of way, or any public road or highway.




1907 Or. Laws 292, An Act Defining the Crime of Burglary with Explosives, and Prescribing the Punishment Therefor, ch. 149, § 1.

If any person shall break and enter any building in the night time with intent to commit a crime therein, and shall in the commission of or attempt to commit such crime, use or attempt to use nitro-glycerine, dynamite, gunpowder or other high explosive, such person shall be deemed guilty of burglary with explosives, and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by imprisonment in the penitentiary for not less than five years nor more than forty years.




1903 Or. Laws 309-10, An Act to Regulate and Prohibit the Sale, Barter, Exchange, or Gift of Explosives, Firearms or Other Articles of a Like Kind, to Children Under the Age of Fourteen Years, and to Punish the Violation of the Provisions of this Act. §§ 1-2.

§ 1. It shall be unlawful to sell, exchange, barter, or give to any child, under the age of fourteen years, any explosive article or substance, other than an ordinary firecracker, containing ten grains of gunpowder; or to sell, exchange, barter, or give to any such child any firearms, or other device of a like kind, ordinarily used or ordinarily capable of being used in discharging gunpowder in a greater quantity than ten grains; and it is herby made unlawful in any event to sell, exchange, barter, or give to any child, under the age of fourteen years, any instrument or apparatus, the chief utility of which consists in the fact that it is used, or is ordinarily capable of being used, as an article or device to increase the force or intensity of such explosive, or to direct or control the discharge of any such explosive. § 2. Any person violating the provisions of this act shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.




1903 Or. Laws 106, Spec. Sess., An Act to Incorporate the City of North Bend, and to Provide a Charter Therefor . . . , § 27, pt. 23.

To regulate the transfer of gunpowder, dynamite, nitro-glycerine, and other combustibles and explosives through the streets  or alleys of the city[.]




1903 Or. Laws 31, Reg. Sess., Spec. Laws, An Act to Incorporate the City of Portland, Multnomah County, State of Oregon, and to Provide a Charter Therefor, and to Repeal All Acts or Parts of Acts in Conflict Therewith, ch. 3, art. 4, § 73, pt. 38.

To regulate and prohibit the use of all guns, pistols, and firearms, missle [sic] weapons, firecrackers, bombs and detonators of all description[.]




1903 Or. Laws 209, Reg. Sess., Spec. Laws, An Act to Incorporate the Town of Stayton, in Marion County, Oregon . . . , ch. 4, § 7, pt. 31.

To regulate and prohibit the carrying of deadly or dangerous weapons in a concealed manner, and to provide a penalty therefor, and to define, by ordinance, what shall constitute a dangerous weapon, and the carrying of the same in a concealed manner[.]




1903 Or. Laws 31, Reg. Sess., Spec. Laws, An Act to Incorporate the City of Portland . . . ,  art. 4, § 73, pt. 36.

To regulate or prevent the storage, manufacture, and sale of dangerous, explosive, or combustible materials, including gunpowder, dynamite, giant powder, calcium carbide, nitro-glycerine, oil, and gas, and to provide for the inspection of the same; to prevent, by all proper means, all risks of injury or damage by fire arising from negligence, or otherwise[.]




1901 Or. Laws 221, An Act to Provide for the Preservation and Protection of Forests, Game, Wild Fowls, Song Birds, Trout, and Other Game Fish . . . , § 11.

It shall be unlawful to use any battery, swivel or pivot gun, or other gun than one to be held in the hands and fired from the shoulder, either form the shore or on a boat, raft or other device, on the Columbia River, or any lake or river in the State of Oregon, at any time for the purpose of shooting wild ducks, geese, swan or other water fowl.




The Charter of Oregon City, Oregon, Together with the Ordinances and Rules of Order Page 259, Image 261 (1898) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

An Ordinance Providing for the Punishment of Disorderly Persons, and Keepers and Owners of Disorderly Houses, § 2. It shall be unlawful for any person to carry any sling shot, billy, dirk, pistol or any concealed deadly weapon or to discharge any firearms, air gun, sparrow gun, flipper or bean shooter within the corporate limits of the city, unless in self-defense, in protection of property or an officer in the discharge of his duty; provided, however, permission may be granted by the mayor to any person to carry a pistol or revolver when upon proper representation it appears to him necessary or prudent to grant such permission.




1895 Or. Laws 95, An Act for the Protection of Game, Fish and Wild Fowl of the State of Oregon, and to Provide for the Appointment of a Fish and Game Warden, § 16.

Every person who shall use any batteries or swivel or pivot-gun, or any other gun than one to be held in the hands and fired from the shoulder, either from the shore or on a boat, raft or other device, on the Columbia river, or on any other lake or river in the state of Oregon, at any time, for the purpose of shooting wild ducks, geese, swan or other water fowl, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, shall be punished as hereinafter provided.