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Published Legal Opinions

The following advice was provided to the Oregon State Board of Examiners for Engineering and Land Surveying (OSBEELS) based on specific inquiries. These opinions are limited to the facts set forth in the requests on which they were based. Some opinions may have also been obtained through cooperative efforts with other state agencies.

Note: These opinions are based on versions of the laws and rules that were in effect on the date the opinions were issued and may not be intended for current application of the law.

Date Waived
5/9/2017
File Number
Title
Permission as a subsititue for right of entry
Document Date
1/9/2014
Includes File Number(s)
Includes Title(s)
ODOT employed land surveyors & ORS 672.047
Includes Doc. Date(s)
1/20/12
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/osbeels/Documents/WaivedAAGOpinions/20140109_Permission_as_a_Substitute_for_Right_of_Entry.pdf
Date Waived
5/9/2017
File Number
DOJ File No. 917-001-GB0254-09
Title
Right of entry and notice​
Document Date
3/26/2009
Includes File Number(s)
Includes Title(s)
NOTE: This opinion includes analysis of a statute that was subsequently modified. An update is being drafted.
Includes Doc. Date(s)
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/osbeels/Documents/WaivedAAGOpinions/20090326_Right_of_Entry_and_Notice.pdf
Date Waived
8/14/2015
File Number
Title
OSBEELS authority over county surveyors
Document Date
5/11/2015
Includes File Number(s)
Includes Title(s)
OSBEELS authority over county surveyors and Board authority to discipline county surveyors
Includes Doc. Date(s)
9/8/2005
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/osbeels/Documents/WaivedAAGOpinions/20140609-AuthorityOverCountySurveyors.pdf
Date Waived
8/14/2015
File Number
DOJ File No. 917001 GB0202-14
Title
Negligence, gross negligence, incompetence update
Document Date
5/11/2015
Includes File Number(s)
DOJ File No. 917001-GB0202-14 and 917001-GB0019-05
Includes Title(s)
Negligence, gross negligence, incompetence update and Meaning of “negligence”, “gross negligence” and “incompetence” as basis for sanction
Includes Doc. Date(s)
9/8/2005
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/osbeels/Documents/WaivedAAGOpinions/20150714_AAGadvice_Negligence_GrossNegligence_Incompetence.pdf
Date Waived
5/16/2015
File Number
DOJ File No. 917001 GB0225-15
Title
Industrial exemptions and private timber companies
Document Date
4/1/2015
Includes File Number(s)
DOJ File No. 917001 GB0349-10 and No. 7821
Includes Title(s)
Industrial exemptions/legislative history and Engineer required for construction, reconstruction or repair of public roads
Includes Doc. Date(s)
October 8, 2010 and November 29, 1979 Opinions
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/osbeels/Documents/WaivedAAGOpinions/20150401_AAGadvice_PrivateTimberCompanies.pdf
Date Waived
5/16/2015
File Number
DOJ File No. 917001-GB0349-10
Title
Industrial exemptions / legislative history​
Document Date
10/11/2010
Includes File Number(s)
DOJ File No. 917001-GB0349-10 and DOJ Opinion No. 7821
Includes Title(s)
Industrial exemptions / legislative history​ and Are the services of a registered professional engi neer required for construction, reconstruction or repair of public roads?
Includes Doc. Date(s)
11/29/1979
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/osbeels/Documents/WaivedAAGOpinions/20101011-IndustrialExemptionsLegislativeHistory.pdf
Date Waived
1/14/2014
File Number
Opinion Request OP-2013-4
Title
Authorization and registration requirements of county planning commission members, officers and employees to enter upon land for certain purposes​
Document Date
11/6/2013
Includes File Number(s)
Includes Title(s)
Includes Doc. Date(s)
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/osbeels/Documents/WaivedAAGOpinions/20131106_Opinion_Request_OP_2013-4.pdf

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