ORS 468A.380¹
Licensing of personnel and equipment
  • certification of motor vehicles
  • rules

(1) The Environmental Quality Commission by rule may:

(a) Establish criteria and examinations for the qualification of persons eligible to inspect motor vehicles and motor vehicle pollution control systems and execute the certificates described under ORS 815.310 (Proof of compliance with requirements), and for the procedures to be followed in such inspections.

(b) Establish criteria and examinations for the qualification of equipment, apparatus and methods used by persons to inspect motor vehicles and motor vehicle pollution control systems.

(c) Establish criteria and examinations for the testing of motor vehicles.

(2) Subject to rules of the commission, the Department of Environmental Quality shall:

(a) Issue licenses to any person, type of equipment, apparatus or method qualified pursuant to subsection (1) of this section.

(b) Revoke, suspend or modify licenses issued pursuant to paragraph (a) of this subsection in accordance with the provisions of ORS chapter 183 relating to contested cases.

(c) Issue certificates of compliance for motor vehicles which, after being tested in accordance with the rules of the commission, meet the criteria established under subsection (1) of this section and the standards adopted pursuant to ORS 468A.350 (Definitions for ORS 468A.350 to 468A.400) to 468A.385 (Determination of compliance of motor vehicles) and 468A.400 (Fees). [Formerly 468.390]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Motor Vehicle Emission Control Inspec­tion Program funding, (1974) Vol 37, p 130

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 468A—Air Quality, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors468A.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 468A, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­468aano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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