2017 ORS 693.025¹
Insurance required of certain providers of low-flow showerheads or faucet aerators
  • limitation on services
  • penalty

(1) A utility company, energy service provider or water supplier whose employees install low-flow showerheads or faucet aerators shall furnish evidence to the Department of Consumer and Business Services, in the form of a public liability policy issued by an insurance company qualified to do business in Oregon, that the company, provider or water supplier and its employees are protected against liability for injury or death to persons and loss of or damage to property resulting from the installation.

(2) A person who contracts with a utility company, energy service provider or water supplier to perform the functions described in subsection (1) of this section shall furnish evidence to the Department of Consumer and Business Services, in the form of a public liability policy issued by an insurance company qualified to do business in Oregon, that the contractor and its employees are protected against liability for injury or death to persons and loss of or damage to property resulting from the installation.

(3) The amount of the liability insurance required under subsections (1) and (2) of this section shall be in the amount of not less than $25,000 for bodily injury to one or more persons and not less than $25,000 for property damage.

(4) A person who performs, or who contracts to have performed, a service described in subsection (1) of this section may not perform any additional service for which a license is required under ORS chapter 693 unless the person is licensed under ORS chapter 693 to perform the additional service. A person not licensed under ORS chapter 693 who performs services that are not described in subsection (1) of this section for which a license is required under ORS chapter 693 is subject to civil penalty under ORS 693.992 (Civil penalty for violations of chapter).

(5) Every utility company, energy service provider or water supplier shall include in any contract for the performance of a service described in subsection (1) of this section a statement that, under penalty of ORS 693.992 (Civil penalty for violations of chapter), the contractor may not perform any service for which a license is required under ORS chapter 693, except installation of low-flow showerheads or faucet aerators, unless the contractor is licensed under ORS chapter 693 to perform that service. [1993 c.293 §1; 2001 c.411 §29; 2003 c.14 §438; 2005 c.758 §43]

Note: 693.025 (Insurance required of certain providers of low-flow showerheads or faucet aerators) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 693 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

Chapter 693

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Employ­ment of journeyman plumbers to construct drain and sewerage lines, (1976) Vol 37, p 1404; nonprofit community ac­tion agency using licensed plumber to make potable wa­ter connec­tions in installa­tion of solar energy devices, (1979) Vol 40, p 134

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 693—Plumbers, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors693.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 693, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano693.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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.