2015 ORS 701.117¹
Contractor to notify board of address change
  • effect of mail to last-known address

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This section is amended
Effective January 1, 2017
Relating to the Construction Contractors Board process for contested cases; amending ORS 701.005, 701.068, 701.088, 701.117, 701.133, 701.139, 701.140, 701.145, 701.146, 701.149, 701.150, 701.153, 701.180 and 701.235; and repealing ORS 87.059 and 701.144 and section 73, chapter 630, Oregon Laws 2011.

A contractor shall notify the Construction Contractors Board of any change of address while licensed and for one year following the date the contractor’s license expires or otherwise becomes inactive. The contractor shall so notify the board within 10 days of the date upon which the change of address occurs. Initial notice of a contested case directed by the board to the last-known address of record shall be considered delivered when deposited in the United States mail and sent registered or certified or post office receipt secured. Any other communication directed by the board to the last-known address of record shall be considered delivered when deposited in the United States mail, regular mail. [Formerly 701.080; 2011 c.630 §41]

Note: The amendments to 701.117 (Contractor to notify board of address change) by section 62, chapter 630, Oregon Laws 2011, become operative July 1, 2017, and apply to complaints filed on or after July 1, 2017. See section 73, chapter 630, Oregon Laws 2011. The text that is operative on and after July 1, 2017, is set forth for the user’s convenience.

701.117 (Contractor to notify board of address change). A contractor shall notify the Construction Contractors Board of any change of address while licensed and for one year following the date the contractor’s license expires or otherwise becomes inactive. The contractor shall so notify the board within 10 days of the date upon which the change of address occurs. Initial notice of a contested case or arbitration directed by the board to the last-known address of record shall be considered delivered when deposited in the United States mail and sent registered or certified or post office receipt secured. Any other communication directed by the board to the last-known address of record shall be considered delivered when deposited in the United States mail, regular mail.

(formerly 701.080)

Notes of Decisions

Where peti­tioner's registra­tion with Builders Board had expired he no longer had duty to notify board of address change and notice of hearing provided pursuant to this sec­tion which did not reach peti­tioner was not "reasonable" under ORS 183.415 (Notice of right to hearing). Marsh v. Builders Board, 54 Or App 242, 634 P2d 803 (1981)

Chapter 701

Notes of Decisions

This is a remedial statute made for the protec­tion of the building business and of people dealing with builders who might be irresponsible; it should be read as a whole and liberally construed to accomplish its purpose. Robinson v. Builders Bd., 20 Or App 340, 531 P2d 752 (1975)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Lack of authority for director to appoint executive secretary for board, (1971) Vol 35, p 930; inap­pli­ca­bil­i­ty of this chapter to business of construc­tion or installa­tion of fences, sidewalks, septic tanks, wells and underground sprinkling systems, (1972) Vol 35, p 1278; mobile home as per­sonal or real prop­erty under this chapter, (1972) Vol 36, p 41; applica­tion of Homebuilders Law to mobile homes, (1978) Vol 38, p 693


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 701—Construction Contractors and Contracts, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors701.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 701, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano701.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.