2017 ORS 671.312¹
Purpose of ORS 671.310 to 671.459, 671.992 and 671.995

ORS 671.310 (Definitions for ORS 671.310 to 671.459) to 671.459 (State Landscape Architect Board), 671.992 (Criminal penalties for violations of ORS 671.310 to 671.459) and 671.995 (Civil penalties for violations of ORS 671.310 to 671.459) are enacted in order to introduce qualifying criteria in the professional practice of landscape architecture. This action is necessary to safeguard public health, safety, welfare and property and to eliminate unnecessary loss and waste in this state. These safeguards are in the practice of landscape architecture as it relates to engineering, architecture, ground water, land use planning, landscape hazards, the further development of the practice of landscape architecture and the landscape architectural concerns of the people of this state. [1983 c.455 §3; 1995 c.189 §1; 2001 c.950 §12]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 671—Architects; Landscape Professions and Business, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors671.­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.