2011 ORS § 480.535¹
Board of Boiler Rules
  • members
  • duties
  • qualifications
  • confirmation
  • rules

(1) The Board of Boiler Rules is established in the Department of Consumer and Business Services. The Governor shall appoint the board, which shall formulate and promulgate rules under ORS 480.510 (Short title) to 480.670 (Civil penalty for Boiler and Pressure Vessel Law violations) for the safe construction, installation, inspection, operation, maintenance and repair of boilers and pressure vessels in this state and review determinations made by its staff concerning boilers and pressure vessels.

(2) Eleven persons shall constitute the board, consisting of:

(a) One person who is an owner and user or who is a representative and employee of an owner and user of a high pressure boiler in Oregon and who has had practical experience with high pressure boilers;

(b) One person who is a manufacturer or who is a representative and employee of a manufacturer of boilers or of pressure vessels in Oregon;

(c) One person who is regularly engaged in the inspection of boilers and pressure vessels and who is employed by an insurer who may and does write policies of boiler and pressure vessels explosion insurance in Oregon;

(d) One person who is a mechanical engineer registered by the State of Oregon;

(e) One person who is a boilermaker;

(f) One person who is the owner and user or who is a representative and employee of an owner and user of a low pressure boiler in Oregon;

(g) One person who is the owner and user or who is a representative and employee of an owner and user of a pressure vessel in Oregon and who has had practical experience with pressure vessels;

(h) One person who is an owner or employee of a business engaged in the installation and repair of boilers;

(i) One person who is a steamfitter;

(j) One person who is a practical steam operating engineer; and

(k) One person who is a member of the public not otherwise eligible for appointment to the board.

(3) A member of the board who does not continue to meet the qualifications for board membership under subsection (2) of this section during the members term may not be appointed to a subsequent term.

(4) The appointment of a member of the board is subject to confirmation by the Senate pursuant to section 4, Article III of the Oregon Constitution. [1961 c.485 §4; 1969 c.582 §6; 1971 c.753 §60; 1983 c.676 §7; 1991 c.518 §1; 1993 c.744 §142a; 2001 c.512 §1]