2017 ORS 446.420¹
License required to maintain action

An installer may not file a lien, or bring or maintain in any court of this state a suit or action, for compensation for the performance of any work requiring a license under ORS 446.003 (Definitions for ORS 446.003 to 446.200 and 446.225 to 446.285 and ORS chapters 195, 196, 197, 215 and 227), 446.395 (License required) to 446.420 (License required to maintain action) and 455.230 (Use of Consumer and Business Services Fund moneys) or for the breach of any contract for installation work which is subject to ORS 446.003 (Definitions for ORS 446.003 to 446.200 and 446.225 to 446.285 and ORS chapters 195, 196, 197, 215 and 227), 446.395 (License required) to 446.420 (License required to maintain action) and 455.230 (Use of Consumer and Business Services Fund moneys), unless the installer was:

(1) Licensed under ORS 446.003 (Definitions for ORS 446.003 to 446.200 and 446.225 to 446.285 and ORS chapters 195, 196, 197, 215 and 227), 446.395 (License required) to 446.420 (License required to maintain action) and 455.230 (Use of Consumer and Business Services Fund moneys) at the time the installer bid or entered into the contract for performance of the work; and

(2) Licensed continuously while performing the work for which compensation is sought. [1989 c.683 §8]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 446—Manufactured Dwellings and Structures; Parks; Tourist Facilities; Ownership Records; Dealers and Dealerships, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors446.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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.