2015 ORS 701.246¹
Confidentiality of information
  • permissible disclosures

(1) Social Security numbers, driver license numbers, dates of birth and other personal identifier information included in a license or certificate application filed under this chapter are confidential. Except as provided in this section, the Construction Contractors Board may not disclose personal identifier information contained in a license or certificate application.

(2) Subsection (1) of this section does not prohibit the board from making the following disclosures:

(a) Disclosures made with the written consent of the person to whom the personal identifier information pertains.

(b) Disclosures of information that a license or certificate holder is required by law or rule to disclose to the public, including but not limited to board-issued license or certificate numbers.

(c) Disclosures for the purpose of causing, conducting or assisting an investigation into possible violations of law, rules or regulations, including but not limited to disclosures to an administrative agency, law enforcement agency or district attorney office. A public body receiving information from the board under this paragraph may not disclose the information except as necessary to an investigation or as necessary to criminal, civil or contested case proceedings. [2009 c.226 §2]

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.