2015 ORS § 696.310¹
Intracompany supervision and control
  • effect of revocation on licensed associates

(1) If two or more principal real estate brokers are in business together, the brokers may have equal supervisory control over and shall be equally responsible for the conduct of other principal real estate brokers or real estate brokers associated with the principal real estate brokers, or other employees employed by the principal real estate brokers. The principal real estate brokers shall execute a written agreement between them and establish office policies specifying the supervisory control and responsibility for each principal real estate broker who is a party to the agreement.

(2) An act constituting a violation of any of the provisions of ORS 696.010 (Definitions) to 696.495 (Revolving fund), 696.600 (Definitions for ORS 696.392, 696.600 to 696.785 and 696.995) to 696.785 (Commissioner duties when illegal commingling of funds found), 696.800 (Definitions) to 696.870 (Duties of real estate licensee under ORS 105.462 to 105.490, 696.301 and 696.870) and 696.995 (Civil penalties for violation of ORS 696.603, 696.606 or 696.612) or of any rule adopted thereunder by any licensee is not cause for the suspension or revocation of a license of any real estate licensee associated with or engaged by such licensee, unless it appears to the satisfaction of the Real Estate Commissioner that such associated or engaged real estate licensee had guilty knowledge of the act. A course of dealing shown to have been persistently and consistently followed by any real estate licensee shall constitute prima facie evidence of such knowledge upon the part of any real estate licensee associated with or engaged by that licensee. [Amended by 1977 c.649 §42; 1981 c.617 §15; 2001 c.300 §31]