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Laws & Rules

COVID-19 Updates: Check the OLCC's COVID-19 Business Continuity webpage for the latest information on temporary rules and polices affecting Oregon's alcohol and recreational marijuana licensees and the Bottle Bill.

Temporary Oregon Administrative Rules

845-006-0399 - Sale of Mixed Drinks and Single Servings of Wine by Full On-Premises Sales Licensees for Off-Premises Consumption and Delivery (Effective December 24, 2020 – June 22, 2021)

845-025-1015; 025-1030; 025-1045; 025-1080; 025-1090; 025-1100; 025-1132; 025-1160; 2040; 2045; 2500 - Marijuana Licensing Streamlining Package (Effective October 14, 2020 - April 12, 2021)

Temporary Oregon Administrative Rule Suspensions

OAR 845-006-0481 - Requiring written notice of reason for licensee closure and estimated repopen date (Rule suspension effective April 3, 2020)

OAR 845-025-1060 (8)(e) - Requiring specified fee for change to approved cannabis packaging or labeling (Rule suspension effective April 6, 2020)

OAR 845-025-1060(8)(f) - Requiring specified fee for transfer of application for packaging or labeling of cannabis product (Rule suspension effective April 6, 2020)

The Rulemaking Process

The process of developing or modifying regulations is called rulemaking. Rulemaking by state agencies is governed by the Administrative Procedures Act (ORS Chapter 183) and the Attorney General's administrative rules (OAR 137-001-0007 through OAR 137-001-0100).

Rulemaking Process Fact Sheet

Oregon Administrative Rules

These rules are implemented by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission. These regulations are proposed by OLCC and adopted, repealed and amended by the Liquor Control Commission. 

OLCC Oregon Administrative Rules - Chapter 845

Recreational Marijuana - Oregon Administrative Rules - Chapter 845 - Division 25

Oregon Revised Statutes

Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS) are adopted, repealed and amended by the Oregon legislature and signed into law by the Governor. 

Chapter 471 - Alcoholic Liquors Generally
Chapter 473 - Wine, Cider and Malt Beverage Privilege Tax
Chapter 183 - Civil Penalties, Administrative Procedures and Rules of State Agencies
Chapter 474 - Trade Practices Relating to Malt Beverages
Chapter 475B - Cannabis Regulation

Recent Rule Changes

Schedule of Rule Hearings & Advisory Committee Meetings

Rule Hearings are held at OLCC's main office, located at 9079 S.E. McLoughlin Blvd., in Portland. The capacity limit for this meeting room is 100, with entry granted on a first come, first served basis. For questions about accessibility or accommodations for persons with disabilities, please contact Laura Paul at 503-872-5006.

Penalty Schedule/Sanction Schedule

Stipulated Settlements

Stipulated Settlements


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