The provisions of this section are in addition to and not in lieu of any other penalty or sanction provided by law.
(a) If a landscape contracting business commits an act described under ORS 671.610 (Grounds for sanctions against licensee) (5), the board may assess civil penalties or impose license sanctions under this subsection on the landscape contracting business to which the contract is awarded, the landscape contracting business that awards the contract, or both.
In addition to any civil penalty assessed by the board, if a landscape contracting business has two or more prior offenses for committing acts described under ORS 671.610 (Grounds for sanctions against licensee) (5), the board may impose license sanctions on the landscape contracting business. The license sanctions:
For a third offense may not exceed the suspension of, or refusal to reissue, a license for six months;
For a fourth offense may not exceed revocation of the license for three years; or
For a fifth or subsequent offense may provide for permanent revocation of the license. [Formerly 671.955; 2007 c.541 §40; 2009 c.11 §89; 2015 c.672 §15]_______________