2011 ORS § 480.555¹
Prohibitions relating to nonconforming vessels
  • exemptions

(1) Except as provided in ORS 480.525 (Exempt vessels) (1), a person may not:

(a) Make or direct the construction, installation, repair or alteration of a boiler or pressure vessel that does not meet minimum safety standards.

(b) Lend, rent out, or offer to lend or to rent out, sell, offer for sale, or dispose of by gift or otherwise, for operation, a boiler or pressure vessel that does not meet the minimum safety standards.

(c) Use, or attempt to use, a boiler or pressure vessel that fails to meet the minimum safety standards.

(d) Make any installation of a boiler or pressure vessel or repair thereon affecting the strength or safety thereof without notifying the chief boiler inspector as prescribed by rules promulgated under ORS 480.545 (Rules).

(2) Nothing in this section restricts the construction of boilers or pressure vessels in Oregon that are installed outside Oregon and that do not conform to the provisions of ORS 480.510 (Short title) to 480.670 (Civil penalty for Boiler and Pressure Vessel Law violations). [1961 c.485 §9; 1967 c.447 §5; 1969 c.582 §9; 1983 c.676 §10; 1991 c.518 §7; 2007 c.71 §164]