(1) The Legislative Assembly finds that violation of fire prevention, wildlife, hunting, angling, trapping or commercial fishing laws is directly related to the fitness required for registration as an outfitter and guide.
(2) When any person is convicted of any violation of ORS 704.020 or 704.030 or any rule promulgated pursuant to ORS 704.500, the court having jurisdiction of the offense may order the State Marine Board to revoke the certificate of registration issued to that person pursuant to ORS 704.020.
(3) When a court orders revocation of a certificate of registration pursuant to this section, the court shall take up the certificate of registration and forward it with a copy of the revocation order to the board. Upon receipt thereof, the board shall cause revocation of the certificate of registration in accordance with the court order.
(4) A person who has had a certificate of registration revoked pursuant to this section is ineligible to register under ORS 704.020 for a period of 24 months from the date the court ordered the revocation.
(5) The board may reprimand an outfitter and guide or suspend, revoke or deny for a period of up to 24 months the registration of an outfitter and guide for any of the following:
(a) Any serious or repeated violation of this chapter or ORS chapter 477, 496, 497, 498, 501, 506, 508, 509 or 511 or any rule adopted pursuant thereto.
(b) Any serious or repeated violation of the fish and wildlife laws or regulations of the federal government or of another state for committing or omitting acts that, if committed or omitted in this state, would be a violation of ethical or professional standards established pursuant to this chapter. A certified copy of the record of suspension or revocation of the state making such suspension or revocation is conclusive evidence thereof.
(c) Having an outfitter and guide registration, license, permit or certificate suspended, revoked, canceled or denied by another state or by an agency of the United States for committing or omitting acts that, if committed or omitted in this state, would be a violation of ethical or professional standards established pursuant to this chapter. A certified copy of the record of suspension or revocation of the state making such suspension or revocation is conclusive evidence thereof.
(d) Having a United States Coast Guard vessel operator license revoked, suspended or canceled by the United States Coast Guard for committing or omitting acts that if committed or omitted in this state would be a violation of standards established pursuant to this chapter. A certified copy of the record of revocation, suspension or cancellation from the United States Coast Guard is conclusive evidence thereof.
(e) Engaging in fraudulent, untruthful or seriously misleading advertising in the conduct of the outfitting and guiding services.
(6) The board shall adopt rules to implement subsection (5) of this section, including rules that describe conduct that is a serious or repeated violation of a law, rule or regulation. [1983 c.655 §7; 1989 c.586 §1; 1995 c.736 §4; 1997 c.274 §45; 1999 c.1051 §277; 2005 c.22 §483]Section: Previous 704.010 704.020 704.021 704.023 704.025 704.030 704.035 704.040 704.045 704.050 704.060 704.065 704.070 704.500 704.510 Next
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