A couple of Oregon firearm bills are up for votes immediately .. including
I'm sure there are several professionals who provide this training locally, but I don't know if they are NRA Approved or if they need to be; the law isn't clear about that. They are usually expensive, running into multiple hundreds of dollars. I know of at least one Oregon provider, and I'm sure his training is worth the money.
The problem is that not everyone can afford it.
This bill may prove burdensome for some law-abiding Oregonians,
Fortunately, I acquired my first CHL fifty years ago .. which lapsed, but I re-applied some years later.
Here's a hint: If you have a CHL in Oregon, do NOT let it expire. Mine did, last month (they're only good for 4 or 5 years, which is enough time to forget you need to renew it) and now I have to go around collecting signatures from friends and neighbors signifying that they think I'm an honest responsible gun owner.
It's a LOT easier if you renew before your CHL expires. In my state, at least, and probably in most states.