Oregon Statutes - Chapter 819 - Destroyed, Totaled, Abandoned, Low-Value and Stolen Vehicles; Vehicle Identification Numbers; Vehicle Appraisers - Section 819.482 - Acting as vehicle appraiser without certificate; penalty.

(1) A person commits the offense of acting as a vehicle appraiser without a certificate if the person does not hold a vehicle appraiser certificate issued under ORS 819.480 and the person, for consideration, issues an opinion as to the value of a vehicle.

(2) This section does not apply to:

(a) A person who holds a vehicle dealer certificate issued or renewed under ORS 822.020 or 822.040 and who appraises vehicles in the operation of the vehicle dealerís business;

(b) A person from another jurisdiction who holds a vehicle appraiser certificate requiring qualifications substantially similar to qualifications required for the certification of a vehicle appraiser in this state;

(c) An insurance adjuster authorized to do business under ORS 744.505 or 744.515; or

(d) A person licensed or certified to appraise real estate under ORS 674.310 and who appraises the value of manufactured structures.

(3) The offense described in this section, acting as a vehicle appraiser without a certificate, is a Class A violation. [2007 c.630 §2]

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