ORS 448.420¹
Special certification provisions

On and after September 27, 1987, an operator holding a current Oregon sewage treatment certification issued under a voluntary certification program shall be considered certified under the program established under ORS 448.410 (Authority and duties of Environmental Quality Commission) at the same classification and grade. Certification of operators by any state that, as determined by the Director of the Department of Environmental Quality, accepts certifications made under ORS 448.410 (Authority and duties of Environmental Quality Commission) to 448.430 (Certification exception) and 448.992 (Sewage treatment works violation penalties), shall be accorded reciprocal treatment and shall be recognized as valid and sufficient within the purview of ORS 448.410 (Authority and duties of Environmental Quality Commission) to 448.430 (Certification exception) and 448.992 (Sewage treatment works violation penalties), if in the judgment of the director, the certification requirements of such state are substantially equivalent to the requirements of ORS 448.410 (Authority and duties of Environmental Quality Commission) to 448.430 (Certification exception) and 448.992 (Sewage treatment works violation penalties) or any rule adopted under 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 §5]

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 (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
 
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.
 
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