2017 ORS 701.312¹
Additional grounds for placing contractor on probation

Notwithstanding the conditions specified for probation in ORS 701.102 (Sanction for past unresolved activity) (3), the Construction Contractors Board may place a contractor on probation as provided in ORS 701.102 (Sanction for past unresolved activity) (3) if the contractor offers to perform a home improvement, accepts a deposit of more than 50 percent of the total contract price and:

(1) Fails to perform diligently and in accordance with the contract specifications the home improvement for which the contractor received the deposit; or

(2) Fails to perform the home improvement for which the contractor received the deposit and fails to return the deposit within 10 days after a reasonable demand to return the deposit. [2010 c.77 §6]

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 (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 701, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano701.­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.