A. The following definitions apply to this Section:
1. Explosive: any substance or material that on ignition by heat,
impact, friction, or detonation will explode with such force as to injure a
person or damage property in the immediate vicinity of the explosion.
2. Bottle bomb: any sealed device containing dry ice
(CO2) or other chemically reactive substances assembled for the
purpose of causing an explosion by chemical reaction.
B. It is unlawful for any person, other than a peace officer or
member of the armed forces of this State or of the United States acting in the
performance of official duty, to possess or have under his or her
control an explosive or bottle bomb.
C. This Section does not apply to the possession or use of explosives
or bottle bomb by a police officer or member of the armed forces of this
State or of the United States, members of regularly organized fire departments
while in the performance of their official duties, or where otherwise authorized
by Federal Law, Oregon Law, or this Code.