Construction Contractors and Contracts

ORS 701.255
Funds retained for collection of civil penalties

The Construction Contractors Board may retain 20 percent annually from the funds collected under ORS 701.992 (Civil penalties and other sanctions). The amount retained under this section shall be continuously appropriated for the board’s costs of collection of civil penalties imposed by order of the board. [1989 c.928 §29; 1995 c.771 §5]
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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