ORS 672.675¹
Grounds for reprimand, suspension, revocation or refusal to renew certificate

The State Board of Geologist Examiners has the power to suspend, revoke or refuse to renew the certificate of registration of any registrant or reprimand any registrant who is found to have been involved in:

(1) The practice of any fraud or deceit in obtaining a certificate of registration;

(2) Any negligence, gross negligence, incompetence or misconduct in the practice of geology as a registered geologist;

(3) Any felony; or

(4) The commission of any unlawful act as set forth in ORS 672.505 (Definitions for ORS 672.505 to 672.705) to 672.705 (Fees). [1977 c.612 §19; 1995 c.154 §2; 2001 c.232 §3]

Notes of Decisions

Board of Geologist Examiners is not re­quired to adopt rules that set criteria for selecting particular sanc­tion before taking disciplinary ac­tion authorized by sec­tion. Coffey v. Board of Geologist Examiners, 348 Or 494, 235 P3d 678 (2010)

Chapter 672

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Design of air pollu­tion control equip­ment and wigwam waste burners as professional engineering, (1971) Vol 35, p 917

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 672—Professional Engineers; Land Surveyors; Photogrammetrists; Geologists, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors672.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 672, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano672.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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. Currency Information