Oregon Statutes - Chapter 701 - Construction Contractors and Contracts - Section 701.205 - Construction Contractors Board; members; terms; confirmation; vacancies; qualifications.

(1) The Construction Contractors Board is established, consisting of nine members appointed by the Governor subject to confirmation by the Senate in the manner provided by law. Three of the members shall be residential contractors who primarily work on residential or small commercial structures, including one contractor engaged in the business of remodeling, two shall be public members and one shall be an elected representative of a governing body of local government. Two of the members shall be commercial general contractors who primarily work on large commercial structures, and one shall be a commercial specialty contractor who primarily works on large commercial structures or a residential limited contractor. One member who is a contractor may be certified as a home inspector.

(2) 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 whose term begins on July 1 next following. A member is eligible for reappointment. If there is a vacancy for any cause, the Governor shall make an appointment immediately effective for the unexpired term.

(3) In order to be eligible for board membership, the six contractor members of the board shall be licensed under this chapter and shall maintain their licenses in good order during their term of office. [Subsections (1) and (2) enacted as 1971 c.740 §3; subsection (3) enacted as 1971 c.740 §5; 1975 c.721 §8; 1977 c.537 §1; 1981 c.618 §13; 1987 c.414 §40; 1989 c.928 §22; 1991 c.181 §14; 1993 c.470 §4; 1997 c.814 §4; 1999 c.402 §33; 2001 c.197 §18; 2007 c.836 §34]

Note: The amendments to 701.205 by section 34, chapter 836, Oregon Laws 2007, become operative July 1, 2008. See section 70, chapter 836, Oregon Laws 2007. The text that is operative until July 1, 2008, is set forth for the userís convenience.

701.205. (1) The Construction Contractors Board is established, consisting of nine members appointed by the Governor subject to confirmation by the Senate in the manner provided by law. Three of the members shall be contractors who primarily work on residential or small commercial structures, including one contractor engaged in the business of remodeling, two shall be public members and one shall be an elected representative of a governing body of local government. Two of the members shall be general contractors who primarily work on large commercial structures, and one shall be a specialty contractor who primarily works on large commercial structures or a limited contractor. One member who is a contractor may be certified as a home inspector.

(2) 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 whose term begins on July 1 next following. A member is eligible for reappointment. If there is a vacancy for any cause, the Governor shall make an appointment immediately effective for the unexpired term.

(3) In order to be eligible for board membership, the six contractor members of the board shall be licensed under this chapter and shall maintain their licenses in good order during their term of office.

Note: Section 70 (5), chapter 836, Oregon Laws 2007, provides:

Sec. 70. (5) The amendments to ORS 701.205 by section 34 of this 2007 Act do not affect the term of office served by any member of the Construction Contractors Board appointed to a term beginning before July 1, 2009. For appointments to terms beginning on or after July 1, 2009, the Governor shall appoint members to achieve the board composition described in ORS 701.205 as amended by section 34 of this 2007 Act no later than July 1, 2013. [2007 c.836 §70(5)]

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