Professional Engineers

ORS 672.675
Grounds for reprimand, suspension, revocation or refusal to renew certificate

The State Board of Geologist Examiners has the power to suspend, revoke or refuse to renew the certificate of registration of any registrant or reprimand any registrant who is found to have been involved in:


The practice of any fraud or deceit in obtaining a certificate of registration;


Any negligence, gross negligence, incompetence or misconduct in the practice of geology as a registered geologist;


Any felony; or


The commission of any unlawful act as set forth in ORS 672.505 (Definitions for ORS 672) to 672.705 (Fees). [1977 c.612 §19; 1995 c.154 §2; 2001 c.232 §3]

Notes of Decisions

Board of Geologist Examiners is not required to adopt rules that set criteria for selecting particular sanction before taking disciplinary action authorized by section. Coffey v. Board of Geologist Examiners, 348 Or 494, 235 P3d 678 (2010)


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