2007 ORS 701.126¹
Continuing education
  • rules
  • fees

(1) The Construction Contractors Board shall adopt rules establishing a continuing education system for all persons licensed by the board. The rules adopted by the board shall include, but need not be limited to, rules establishing the required number of hours and course content for continuing education. The board may establish reasonable fees for courses and instruction provided by the board, or for approving the course content and instruction for continuing education provided by other sources.

(2) The continuing education required for a contractor may include training in construction means and methods, compliance with the state building code and business practices.

(3) A person may not renew a license issued by the board unless the person certifies to the board at the time of license renewal that the licensee has completed the amount and type of continuing education required by the board.

(4) Subsections (1) to (3) of this section do not apply to a licensed developer. [2007 c.648 §2]

Chapter 701

Notes of Decisions

This is a remedial statute made for the protec­tion of the building business and of people dealing with builders who might be irresponsible; it should be read as a whole and liberally construed to accomplish its purpose. Robinson v. Builders Bd., 20 Or App 340, 531 P2d 752 (1975)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Lack of authority for director to appoint executive secretary for board, (1971) Vol 35, p 930; inap­pli­ca­bil­i­ty of this chapter to business of construc­tion or installa­tion of fences, sidewalks, septic tanks, wells and underground sprinkling systems, (1972) Vol 35, p 1278; mobile home as per­sonal or real prop­erty under this chapter, (1972) Vol 36, p 41; applica­tion of Homebuilders Law to mobile homes, (1978) Vol 38, p 693

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 701—Construction Contractors and Contracts, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­701.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 701, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­701ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
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