2013 ORS § 658.465¹
Liability of person using services of unlicensed farm labor contractor
  • issuance of bond to unlicensed farm labor contractor prohibited

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

(2) No surety insurer shall 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 farm labor contractor unless the farm 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 contractor unavailable) at the time of issuance of the bond, undertaking, recognizance or other obligation. [1981 c.607 §2; 1983 c.654 §8]

Note: The amendments to 658.465 (Liability of person using services of unlicensed farm labor contractor) by section 21, chapter 584, Oregon Laws 2013, become operative July 1, 2015. See section 29, chapter 584, Oregon Laws 2013. The text that is operative on and after July 1, 2015, is set forth for the users convenience.

658.465 (Liability of person using services of unlicensed farm 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 contractor unavailable) at the time of issuance of the bond, undertaking, recognizance or other obligation.