2015 ORS § 658.465¹
Liability of person using services of unlicensed labor contractor
  • prohibition on issuance of bond to unlicensed labor contractor

(1) Any person who knowingly uses the services of an unlicensed labor contractor shall be personally, jointly and severally liable with the person acting as a labor contractor to the same extent and in the same manner as provided in ORS 658.453 (Civil penalty) (4).

(2) A surety insurer may not provide any bond, undertaking, recognizance or other obligation for the purpose of securing or guaranteeing any act, duty or obligation, or the refraining from any act with respect to a contract using the services of a labor contractor unless the labor contractor has a valid license issued pursuant to ORS 658.405 (Definitions for ORS 658.405 to 658.503) to 658.503 (Service of process when labor contractor unavailable) at the time of issuance of the bond, undertaking, recognizance or other obligation. [1981 c.607 §2; 1983 c.654 §8; 2013 c.584 §21]