Construction Contractors and Contracts

ORS 701.119
Certification to participate in small scale local energy project program


A licensed contractor that possesses an appropriate endorsement may apply to the Construction Contractors Board for certification to participate as a primary contractor, as defined in ORS 470.050 (Definitions), in the construction of small scale local energy projects financed through the energy efficiency and sustainable technology loan program. The board may issue the certification to a contractor that meets the standards established by the State Department of Energy under ORS 470.560 (Rules). The board may charge a reasonable fee for certifying a contractor.


If the board receives information that the contractor has failed to comply with the certification standards established by the department or has violated a wage and hours standard described in ORS 701.108 (Failure to comply with prevailing wage rate or other wage and hour standards for energy efficiency and sustainable technology projects), the board shall hold a hearing and may revoke the certification.


The board shall give the department notice of the issuance or revocation of a certification under this section. [2009 c.753 §51; 2013 c.8 §4]
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


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