2017 ORS 480.520¹
Purpose of ORS 480.510 to 480.670

The purpose of ORS 480.510 (Short title) to 480.670 (Civil penalty for Boiler and Pressure Vessel Law violations) is to protect the safety of the people of Oregon and to protect property situated in Oregon from the hazard of fires and explosions caused by boilers and pressure vessels. To accomplish this purpose the Legislative Assembly intends by ORS 480.510 (Short title) to 480.670 (Civil penalty for Boiler and Pressure Vessel Law violations) to provide a system:

(1) For determining where and by whom boilers and pressure vessels are being constructed, installed, repaired, used and operated.

(2) To ensure that only qualified persons do welding on boilers and on pressure vessels.

(3) To ensure that boilers and pressure vessels are manufactured, installed, repaired, operated, inspected and maintained so as to meet the minimum safety standards formulated and promulgated by the Board of Boiler Rules.

(4) For the administration and enforcement of ORS 480.510 (Short title) to 480.670 (Civil penalty for Boiler and Pressure Vessel Law violations) by the Department of Consumer and Business Services and the board.

(5) To defray the cost of administration and the cost of enforcing ORS 480.510 (Short title) to 480.670 (Civil penalty for Boiler and Pressure Vessel Law violations) by establishing fees to be charged for:

(a) Issuing operating permits;

(b) Issuing installation permits;

(c) Giving examinations; and

(d) Making inspections. [1961 c.485 §2; 1969 c.583 §3; 1983 c.676 §4; 2007 c.487 §4; 2009 c.696 §12]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 480—Explosives; Flammable Materials; Pressure Vessels, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors480.­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.