ORS 700.025¹
Persons not required to register

The provisions of ORS 700.020 (Registration required) (2) do not apply to:

(1) Any person teaching, lecturing or engaging in research in environmental sanitation but only in so far as such activities are performed as part of an academic position in a college or university.

(2) Any person who is a sanitary engineer, public health engineer or registered professional engineer.

(3) Any public health officer employed pursuant to ORS 431.001 (Findings) to 431.550 (Power of Oregon Health Authority to collect information from local public health administrators), 431.705 (Definitions for ORS 431.705 to 431.760) to 431.760 (Certain persons prohibited from participating in proceedings), 431.990 (Penalties) and 431A.005 to 431A.020 (Rules).

(4) Any person employed by a federal governmental agency but only at such times as the person is carrying out the functions of employment.

(5) Any person who holds a doctorate in veterinary medicine.

(6) The performances of such duties as meat inspection, produce inspection, bee inspection, grain warehouse inspection, landscaping, gardening, plumbing, septic tank or cesspool installation or insect and rodent poison application.

(7) Any employee of the Department of Environmental Quality other than an on-site waste water disposal employee.

(8) Any person employed by a local government, or its agents, while employed in a job that did not require registration under ORS 700.020 (Registration required) as of October 4, 1997. [1967 c.476 §4; 1991 c.563 §2; 1997 c.528 §1; 2015 c.736 §110]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 700—Environmental Health Specialists; Waste Water Specialists, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors700.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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