ORS 671.700¹
Notice of claim
  • timeliness
  • board authority over dispute

(1) If a claim is filed with the State Landscape Contractors Board against a licensed landscape contracting business for payment from the bond, letter of credit or deposit required of the business under ORS 671.690 (Surety bond, letter of credit or other security), the board may resolve the dispute involving the landscape contracting business.

(2) A person having a claim against a landscape contracting business shall give the board notice of the claim in writing 90 days before any action on the bond, letter of credit or deposit is commenced.

(3) The board may not accept a claim against a landscape contracting business for processing if the claim is not filed with the board within one year after the business substantially completed work. The board may not issue an order for the payment of a court judgment or arbitration award from the bond, letter of credit or deposit of a landscape contracting business unless the person has timely filed with the board a claim against the business regarding the same matter that resulted in the judgment or award. [1973 c.832 §29c; 1983 c.452 §16; 1987 c.461 §3; 2007 c.149 §6; 2007 c.541 §36a]

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 (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 671, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano671.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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