2017 ORS 460.024¹
Policy

The purpose of ORS 460.005 (Definitions for ORS 460.005 to 460.175) to 460.175 (Disposition of fees) is to protect the health and safety of the people of Oregon from the danger of unsafe elevators. To accomplish this purpose the Legislative Assembly intends by ORS 460.005 (Definitions for ORS 460.005 to 460.175) to 460.175 (Disposition of fees):

(1) To provide minimum safety standards for the installation, alteration, repair and maintenance of elevators to be operated in this state.

(2) To ensure compliance with minimum safety standards in installation, alteration, repair and maintenance of elevators to be operated within the state.

(3) To provide for the administration and enforcement of ORS 460.005 (Definitions for ORS 460.005 to 460.175) to 460.175 (Disposition of fees) by the Department of Consumer and Business Services.

(4) To provide for defraying the cost of administering and enforcing ORS 460.005 (Definitions for ORS 460.005 to 460.175) to 460.175 (Disposition of fees) by fees collected in connection with licensing, approval or rejection of plans, inspections, processing reports and issuing of elevator installation permits and operating permits. [1961 c.427 §2; 1971 c.753 §51; 1973 c.528 §2; 2009 c.696 §2]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 460—Elevators; Amusement Rides and Devices, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors460.­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.