ORS 693.030¹
Journeyman plumber license requirement
  • prohibited acts by plumbing contractor

(1) A person may not engage in the trade of journeyman plumber without a journeyman plumber license issued under this chapter.

(2) A licensed plumbing contractor or a person required under ORS 447.010 (Definitions for ORS 447.010 to 447.156 and 447.992) to 447.156 (Sale of uncertified plumbing products prohibited) to be licensed as a plumbing contractor may not:

(a) Permit or suffer any person to work as a journeyman plumber who does not hold a valid journeyman plumber license.

(b) Permit or suffer any person to work as an apprentice plumber who does not meet the requirements of ORS 660.002 (Declaration of policy) to 660.210 (Tort liability of committees, officers, employees and agents).

(c) Employ an apprentice plumber on any plumbing work, representing the apprentice plumber to be a journeyman plumber.

(d) Charge a journeyman plumber’s wage for services performed by an apprentice plumber. [Amended by 1981 c.438 §12; 1999 c.733 §1; 2005 c.758 §44; 2007 c.271 §12]

Chapter 693

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Employ­ment of journeyman plumbers to construct drain and sewerage lines, (1976) Vol 37, p 1404; nonprofit community ac­tion agency using licensed plumber to make potable wa­ter connec­tions in installa­tion of solar energy devices, (1979) Vol 40, p 134

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 693—Plumbers, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors693.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 693, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­693ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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