2007 ORS 674.305¹
Appraiser Certification and Licensure Board
  • appointment
  • term
  • compensation
  • conduct of business
  • rules

(1) The Appraiser Certification and Licensure Board is established. The board 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 purposes of carrying out the provisions of this chapter. The board shall consist of seven members. The members shall be appointed by the Governor and must be residents of this state.

(2) The board shall be composed of:

(a) Five appraisers certified or licensed under ORS 674.310 (Duties and powers of board);

(b) One individual who is employed by a financial institution or a mortgage banker; and

(c) One individual who is a public member and who:

(A) Is not engaged in professional real estate activity;

(B) Is not a state certified or state licensed appraiser;

(C) Is not employed by a financial institution or a mortgage banker; and

(D) Does not have a direct financial interest in any person who is required, or whose employees or agents are required, to be state licensed or state certified appraisers.

(3) The term of office of each member is four years with two terms maximum, but a member serves at the pleasure of the Governor. Before the expiration of the term of a member, the Governor shall appoint a successor whose term begins on July 1 next following. A member is eligible for reappointment. If there is a vacancy for any cause, the Governor shall make an appointment to become immediately effective for the unexpired term. A member may not be appointed to serve more than two consecutive terms on the board.

(4) The board shall select one of its members as chairperson and another as vice chairperson, for such terms and with duties and powers necessary for the performance of the functions of such offices as the board determines.

(5) A majority of the members of the board constitutes a quorum for the transaction of business.

(6) The board shall meet at least once every three months at a place, day and hour determined by the board. The board also shall meet at other times and places specified by the call of the chairperson or of a majority of the members of the board.

(7) In accordance with applicable provisions of ORS chapter 183, the board shall adopt rules necessary for the administration of this chapter.

(8) The appointment of a member of the board is subject to confirmation by the Senate in the manner prescribed in ORS 171.562 (Procedures for confirmation) and 171.565 (Vote required for confirmation). [1991 c.5 §4; 1993 c.18 §146; 1993 c.744 §219; 2001 c.521 §11; 2005 c.109 §4]

Note: Section 10, chapter 109, Oregon Laws 2005, provides:

Sec. 10. (1) Rules validly adopted by the Appraiser Certification and Licensure Board and in effect immediately prior to the effective date of this 2005 Act [June 6, 2005], including but not limited to rules adopting fees and rules establishing a board budget, shall continue in effect until amended, repealed or superseded by board action.

(2) ORS 182.460 (Statutory provisions applicable to semi-independent state agencies) and 182.468 (Administrators), the amendments to ORS 182.454 (Semi-independent state agencies) by section 2 of this 2005 Act and the repeal of ORS 674.349 and 674.361 by section 9 of this 2005 Act do not affect the status of any person employed by the board, any collective bargaining unit as the appropriate bargaining unit for board employees or any collective bargaining agreement.

(3) The account established by the board under ORS 674.364, as set forth in the 2003 Edition of Oregon Revised Statutes, shall be treated for all purposes as an account established under ORS 182.470 (Depository accounts for moneys collected or received by semi-independent state agencies).

(4) The amendments to ORS 674.850 (Civil penalties) and 674.990 (Criminal penalties) by sections 7 and 8 of this 2005 Act apply to civil penalties imposed on or after the effective date of this 2005 Act. Notwithstanding ORS 182.470 (Depository accounts for moneys collected or received by semi-independent state agencies), any moneys collected by the board after the effective date of this 2005 Act for civil penalties imposed before the effective date of this 2005 Act shall be forwarded by the board for deposit to the General Fund.

(5) The amendments to ORS 182.454 (Semi-independent state agencies), 182.472 (Reports), 279A.025 (Application of Public Contracting Code), 674.305 (Appraiser Certification and Licensure Board), 674.330 (Fees), 674.340 (Board funds), 674.850 (Civil penalties) and 674.990 (Criminal penalties) by sections 1 to 8 of this 2005 Act and the repeal of ORS 674.343, 674.346, 674.349, 674.352, 674.355, 674.358, 674.361, 674.364 and 674.367 by section 9 of this 2005 Act do not affect the status of any:

(a) Suit;

(b) Interest in real or personal property;

(c) Suspension, revocation, probation, disqualification or other limitation or condition on holding a certificate or license; or

(d) Liability, duty or obligation incurred prior to the effective date of this 2005 Act. [2005 c.109 §10]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 674—Real Estate Appraisers and Appraisal, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­674.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.