ORS 703.447¹
Continuing education

(1)(a) An investigator issued a private investigator’s license must complete at least 32 hours of continuing education every two years.

(b) An investigator issued a provisional investigator’s license must complete at least 40 hours of continuing education every two years.

(2) An investigator may carry no more than 15 hours of continuing education from one licensing period to the next.

(3) When an investigator applies for renewal of a license under ORS 703.445 (Renewal procedure), the investigator must provide proof of having completed the required continuing education.

(4) As used in this section, "continuing education" means any educational endeavor that reasonably could be considered beneficial to the work of the investigator. Continuing education may be obtained:

(a) Through participation in conferences or educational courses offered by trade schools or colleges, whether as an attendee or a presenter;

(b) Through independent studies;

(c) By publishing articles related to the field of investigation; and

(d) As otherwise provided by the Board on Public Safety Standards and Training by rule. [2001 c.838 §20; 2005 c.613 §18; 2007 c.320 §7]

Notes of Decisions

In prison disciplinary hearing, introduc­tion of actual ques­tions asked prisoner during polygraph examina­tion, re­gard­ing his involve­ment in alleged assault, constituted sufficient founda­tion for admission of record of polygraph test and conclusions of general polygraph examiner, notwithstanding that prisoner's verbal answers were not recorded or introduced. Preston v. OSP, 35 Or App 799, 583 P2d 9 (1978)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 703—Truth Verification and Deception Detection; Investigators, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­703.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 703, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­703ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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