ORS 693.180¹
Denial of right to court action for unlicensed plumber or unqualified apprentice

A person who provides services connected with plumbing, as defined in ORS 447.010 (Definitions for ORS 447.010 to 447.156 and 447.992), may not bring or maintain an action in the courts of this state to recover for those services unless the person alleges and proves that, at the time the services were performed, the person performing the services either:

(1) Held a valid journeyman plumber license; or

(2) Was an apprentice plumber. [1981 c.438 §25; 1993 c.397 §4; 2005 c.758 §55]

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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