ORS 658.425¹
Temporary permit pending issuance of license
  • refusal to renew license considered revocation

(1) The office of the Bureau of Labor and Industries in which an application is filed shall issue to the applicant a temporary permit valid for not more than 60 days, if the following conditions are satisfied:

(a) The application is complete on its face.

(b) The applicant has furnished satisfactory evidence of adequate insurance under rules issued by the Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor and Industries.

(c) The applicant has paid in advance the fee established under ORS 658.413 (Fee schedule for licenses, indorsements and renewals).

(d) The applicant or any person financially interested in the applicant’s proposed operation as a labor contractor, whether as a partner, shareholder, associate, profitsharer or otherwise, has not been denied a license in a jurisdiction other than Oregon or under ORS 658.405 (Definitions for ORS 658.405 to 658.511) to 658.511 (Wage claim against property services contractor or construction labor contractor) within the preceding three years, nor has had such a license revoked or suspended in Oregon or any other jurisdiction within the preceding three years, as appears of record with the commissioner.

(2) Any temporary permit expires immediately if the commissioner rejects the application of the person holding that permit.

(3) For the purposes of ORS 658.415 (Application for license) (1)(c) and (d) and subsection (1)(d) of this section, the refusal by the commissioner to renew a license shall be considered as the revocation of that license on the date of its expiration. [1959 c.395 §6; 1961 c.390 §4; 1975 c.502 §4; 1983 c.654 §5; 1989 c.930 §1; 1999 c.399 §5; 2013 c.584 §12]

Notes of Decisions

Where parties to contract were domiciled and contracted in Oregon, contractor was licensed in Oregon and only relevant event that took place outside state was performance of labor, Oregon statute governing contracts between forestry contractors and workers is applicable to ac­tion for unpaid wages. Perez v. Coast to Coast Reforesta­tion Corp., 100 Or App 115, 785 P2d 365 (1990)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 658—Employment Agencies; Farm Labor Contractors and Construction Labor Contractors; Farmworker Camps, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors658.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 658, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano658.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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