ORS 672.240¹
State Board of Examiners for Engineering and Land Surveying
  • appointment
  • qualifications
  • officers

(1) The State Board of Examiners for Engineering and Land Surveying shall operate as a semi-independent state agency subject to ORS 182.456 (Definitions for ORS 182.456 to 182.472) to 182.472 (Reports) for the purpose of carrying out ORS 672.002 (Definitions for ORS 672.002 to 672.325) to 672.325 (Civil penalties). The board shall consist of 11 members appointed by the Governor as follows:

(a) Two members shall be members of the general public.

(b) Two members shall be registered professional land surveyors.

(c) Six members shall be registered professional engineers.

(d) One member shall be registered both as a registered professional engineer and as a registered professional land surveyor. However, if a qualified person is not available, the Governor may appoint either an engineer or a surveyor.

(2) The Governor shall appoint members to the board so that there is at least one member of the board from each congressional district in this state.

(3) Each engineer and land surveyor member of the board shall have been:

(a) A resident of this state for at least three years immediately preceding appointment; and

(b) Practicing as a registered professional engineer or as a registered professional land surveyor for at least five years since the date of the person’s initial registration.

(4) The board shall elect biennially from among its members a president and vice president for the ensuing biennial term. [Amended by 1955 c.215 §1; 1963 c.580 §32; 1969 c.314 §75; 1971 c.751 §24; 1971 c.753 §28; subsection (3) enacted as 1971 c.751 §26(1); 1979 c.147 §1; 1981 c.143 §13; 1987 c.414 §47; 1997 c.210 §8; 1997 c.643 §21; 1999 c.1084 §61]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Need for services of registered professional engineer for construc­tion, reconstruc­tion or repair of public roads, (1979) Vol 40, p 143

Chapter 672

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Design of air pollu­tion control equip­ment and wigwam waste burners as professional engineering, (1971) Vol 35, p 917

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 672—Professional Engineers; Land Surveyors; Photogrammetrists; Geologists, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors672.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 672, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­672ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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