2015 ORS 448.415¹
Certification required for operators

(1) Except as provided in ORS 448.430 (Certification exception), any sewage treatment works, whether publicly or privately owned, used or intended for use by the public or private persons must be supervised by an operator certified pursuant to ORS 448.410 (Authority and duties of Environmental Quality Commission). The operators certification must correspond to the classification of the sewage treatment works supervised by the operator.

(2) Except as provided in ORS 448.430 (Certification exception), a person may not:

(a) Allow any sewage treatment works to be operated unless the operator is certified or the sewage treatment works is supervised by an operator certified under the provisions of ORS 448.410 (Authority and duties of Environmental Quality Commission) to 448.430 (Certification exception) and 448.992 (Sewage treatment works violation penalties).

(b) Perform the duties of an operator unless the person is certified under the provisions of ORS 448.410 (Authority and duties of Environmental Quality Commission) to 448.430 (Certification exception) and 448.992 (Sewage treatment works violation penalties). [1987 c.635 §§3,4]

Note: See note under 448.405 (Definitions for ORS 448.405 to 448.465).


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 448—Pool Facilities; Water and Sewage Systems, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors448.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.