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Laws & Rules

Temporary Oregon Administrative Rules

OAR 845-005-0416, 845-005-0417, 845-005-0440, 845-006-0335, 845-006-0391, 845-006-0392, 845-006 0396, 845-013-0090, 845-015-0177 (Effective July 16, 2021 - December 31, 2021)

OAR 845-025-7580 (Effective July 16, 2021 - December 31, 2021)

OAR 845-026-0100, 845-845-026-0300, 845-026-4100 (Effective July 16, 2021 - December 31, 2021)

Temporary Oregon Administrative Rule Suspensions

OAR 845-006-0441 - Sale of Malt Beverages in Kegs (Rule suspension effective July 16, 2021)

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 These regulations are proposed by OLCC and adopted, repealed and amended by the Commission. 

OLCC Oregon Administrative Rules - Chapter 845

Recreational Marijuana - Oregon Administrative Rules - Chapter 845 - Division 25
Adult Use Cannabis and Hemp Concentration Limits - Chapter 845 - Division 26

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Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS) are adopted, repealed and amended by the Oregon legislature and signed into law by the Governor.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


For questions regarding the rulemaking process, please contact: 

Madeline Kane, Policy Coordinator


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