2011 ORS § 480.647¹
Quality control procedures for welding on nonboiler external piping
  • rules

(1) The Board of Boiler Rules may adopt rules creating quality control procedures for welding on nonboiler external piping and may adopt its own Oregon welded stamp symbol.

(2) The board may not require the adoption of R stamp provisions of the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors or the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Certification of Authorization requirements related to boilers for welding on nonboiler external piping.

(3) The board shall accept an R stamp certificate of authorization by the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors or the American Society of Mechanical Engineers as meeting the requirements of subsection (1) of this section and may accept any other quality control program for welding that is at least equivalent to the Oregon quality control procedures adopted under subsection (1) of this section.

(4) All review by the Department of Consumer and Business Services for individual approval of quality control procedures and requirements shall be charged at the shop inspection rates under ORS 480.605 (Miscellaneous fees). [1991 c.518 §16; 1993 c.744 §148; 2009 c.696 §22]