ORS 672.255¹
Rulemaking authority

(1) The State Board of Examiners for Engineering and Land Surveying shall adopt rules:

(a) Establishing fees as provided in ORS 672.155 (Fees).

(b) Providing a procedure for the issuance, denial, suspension or revocation of certificates, enrollments and permits.

(c) Prescribing standards of professional conduct for professional engineers, professional land surveyors, photogrammetrists, engineering interns and land surveying interns.

(d) Specifying branches of engineering and land surveying in which examinations are offered.

(e) For registering individuals and issuing certificates of registration and temporary permits to individuals under ORS 672.002 (Definitions for ORS 672.002 to 672.325) to 672.325 (Civil penalties).

(f) Prescribing standards and intellectual, educational and technical qualifications for examination and certificate renewal in addition to the qualifications and conditions prescribed in ORS 672.105 (Qualifications for engineering examination), 672.118 (Qualifications for land surveying examination), 672.123 (Qualifications for registration as photogrammetrist) and 672.170 (Renewal of certificate).

(g) Prescribing standards and guidelines for retired or inactive status of registrants, including provisions to allow the return to active status.

(h) Defining the scope of practice for persons holding a certificate issued by the board to practice land surveying or a certificate or temporary permit issued by the board to perform photogrammetric mapping.

(2) In adopting rules under subsection (1)(c) to (h) of this section, the board shall give consideration to national practices as well as local practices. Adoption of rules shall be in accordance with ORS chapter 183. [1971 c.751 §32; 1975 c.429 §12a; 1979 c.495 §4; 1981 c.556 §1; 1991 c.221 §5; 1995 c.68 §§1,12; 1997 c.210 §9; 2005 c.445 §10]

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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