2017 ORS 671.571¹
Probationary license

(1) Notwithstanding ORS 671.570 (Qualifications for landscape construction professional license), the State Landscape Contractors Board may issue a probationary landscape construction professional license to a person who does not meet the training and experience qualifications set forth in ORS 671.570 (Qualifications for landscape construction professional license). To obtain a probationary landscape construction professional license, the person must:

(a) Pay a nonrefundable application fee;

(b) Pay an examination fee;

(c) Pay to the board the landscape construction professional license fee required by ORS 671.650 (License fees); and

(d) Pass all sections of the examination described in ORS 671.570 (Qualifications for landscape construction professional license) within 12 months after first taking the examination.

(2) Two or more years after receiving a probationary landscape construction professional license, a probationary landscape construction professional may obtain removal from probationary status and issuance of a landscape construction professional license if the probationary landscape construction professional presents the board with proof that the probationary landscape construction professional has done any of the following:

(a) Completed at least 24 months of employment with a licensed landscape contracting business under the direct supervision of a landscape construction professional.

(b) Provided supervision described in ORS 671.540 (Application of ORS 671.510 to 671.760) (1)(q) or 671.565 (Landscape contracting business license application process and information requirements) (1)(b) for at least 24 months as the owner or employee of a licensed landscape contracting business that, during that period:

(A) Filed and maintained with the board a bond, letter of credit or deposit in the amount of $15,000; and

(B) Performed landscaping work only on landscaping projects where the amount charged by the landscape contracting business for work on the project during any 12-month period did not exceed $15,000.

(c) Actively operated for at least 24 months as a construction contractor licensed under ORS chapter 701.

(3) Except as provided in this section and ORS 671.560 (Issuance of license) and as the board may provide by rule, a probationary landscape construction professional licensed under this section is for all purposes a landscape construction professional licensed under ORS 671.560 (Issuance of license). [2007 c.111 §2; 2007 c.399 §5; 2007 c.541 §19d; 2009 c.483 §4]

Law Review Cita­tions

16 WLR 511 (1979)

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 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 671, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano671.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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