2017 ORS 480.545¹
Rules
  • minimum safety standards
  • fees

(1) Under ORS chapter 183 the Board of Boiler Rules may adopt and enforce rules and minimum safety standards to carry out ORS 480.510 (Short title) to 480.670 (Civil penalty for Boiler and Pressure Vessel Law violations) and adopt standards for persons performing welding on boilers and pressure vessels.

(2) All proceedings in the administration of ORS 480.510 (Short title) to 480.670 (Civil penalty for Boiler and Pressure Vessel Law violations) shall be conducted under ORS chapter 183 and, additionally, where applicable, under ORS 480.615 (Appeals).

(3) In addition to the rules otherwise provided, and subject to ORS chapter 183, the board shall adopt rules concerning the times, dates, frequency and manner of giving notice to interested persons of intention to consider one or more of the things which the board may consider under this section.

(4) All rules and minimum safety standards adopted under this section shall be reasonable and in substantial conformity with generally accepted nationwide engineering standards. In adopting rules the board shall consider the probability, extent and gravity of injuries to health and property which would result from the failure to adopt the standards being considered and the standards followed, proposed or approved by members of affected industries.

(5) The board shall adopt rules establishing a continuing education requirement for persons described in ORS 480.630 (Licensing of boiler contractors and persons installing, altering or repairing boilers or pressure vessels) (8) and fees necessary for the administration and enforcement of the continuing education requirement.

(6) Any rule adopted by the board under ORS 480.510 (Short title) to 480.670 (Civil penalty for Boiler and Pressure Vessel Law violations) shall be submitted to the Director of Department of Consumer and Business Services. The director shall have 30 calendar days from the date of adoption of the rules to review them. If the director fails to disapprove the rules within the 30-day period, the rules become effective in accordance with their terms and as provided by law. If the director disapproves the rules within the 30-day period, the rules immediately shall be returned to the board with the director’s written objections, and the rules do not become effective until approved by the director. [1961 c.485 §7; 1969 c.582 §7; 1983 c.676 §9; 1991 c.518 §4; 2001 c.678 §1; 2007 c.271 §8]

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.
 
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