ORS 693.115
State Plumbing Board

  • membership
  • term
  • compensation and expenses


The State Plumbing Board is established in the Department of Consumer and Business Services, consisting of seven members appointed by the Governor. The appointment of a member of the board is subject to confirmation by the Senate pursuant to section 4, Article III of the Oregon Constitution.


The members of the board shall be as follows:


One journeyman plumber with 10 or more years’ experience in the trade or calling of journeyman plumber;


One licensed plumbing contractor;


One local plumbing inspector who is a journeyman plumber;


One registered professional mechanical engineer;


One officer or employee of the Oregon Health Authority;


One plumbing equipment supplier who otherwise qualifies by experience in the industry or one building official; and


One member of the general public.


The term of office of each member is four years, but a member serves at the pleasure of the Governor. Before the expiration of the term of a member, the Governor shall appoint a successor. A member is not eligible for appointment to more than two full terms of office. If there is a vacancy for any cause, the Governor shall make an appointment to become immediately effective for the unexpired term.


A member of the board shall receive compensation and expenses as provided in ORS 292.495 (Compensation and expenses of members of state boards and commissions). [1981 c.438 §§4,5,9; 1987 c.414 §51; 1993 c.744 §153; 2003 c.14 §439; 2005 c.758 §52; 2009 c.595 §1111]
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Atty. Gen. Opinions

Employment of journeyman plumbers to construct drain and sewerage lines, (1976) Vol 37, p 1404; nonprofit community action agency using licensed plumber to make potable water connections in installation of solar energy devices, (1979) Vol 40, p 134


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Jun. 26, 2021