2015 ORS 537.885¹
Licensing or registration required for drilling of geotechnical hole

The person responsible for the drilling of a geotechnical hole for which a report is required under ORS 537.880 (Policy) must have:

(1) A current monitoring well constructor’s license as specified in rules adopted by the Water Resources Commission;

(2) A current water supply well constructor’s license as specified in rules adopted by the commission;

(3) A current certificate of registration as a geologist issued under ORS 672.505 (Definitions for ORS 672.505 to 672.705) to 672.705 (Fees); or

(4) A current certificate of registration as an engineer issued under ORS 672.002 (Definitions for ORS 672.002 to 672.325) to 672.325 (Civil penalties). [2009 c.767 §3]

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Notes of Decisions

Water control district, in applying for wa­ter appropria­tion permit for hydroelectric project, was exempt from licensing pro­vi­sions of ORS 543.010 (Definitions for ORS 543.010 to 543.610) to 543.620 and needed only to comply with require­ments of this chapter. Steamboaters v. Winchester Water Control Dist., 69 Or App 596, 688 P2d 92 (1984), Sup Ct review denied

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Reserva­tion to state of "all coal and other minerals" in deed of land by state as reserva­tion of geothermal resources, (1980) Vol 41, p 298

Law Review Cita­tions

11 EL 387 (1981); 16 EL 583, 592 (1986); 28 WLR 285 (1992)


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 537—Appropriation of Water Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors537.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 537, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano537.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.