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Oregon Bulletin

July 1, 2012

Landscape Architect Board, Chapter 804

Rule Caption: Updates to Registration Rules, Including Standards for Registration by Reciprocity.

Adm. Order No.: LAB 1-2012

Filed with Sec. of State: 5-17-2012

Certified to be Effective: 6-1-12

Notice Publication Date: 4-1-2012

Rules Amended: 804-022-0005, 804-022-0010

Subject: Amendments to OAR 804-022-0005 and 804-022-0010 clarify language in relation to application criteria for registration. Additional amendments to OAR 804-022-0010 are proposed to define an additional path for determining that an applicant for registration by reciprocity has qualifications substantially equivalent to the registration requirements of 804-022-0005 as required by ORS 671.435. The rule revisions related to reciprocity are designated to add flexibility and fairness while still ensuring that only duly qualified professional obtain an Oregon registration.

Rules Coordinator: Christine Valentine—(503) 589-0093

804-022-0005

Initial Landscape Architect Registration not by Reciprocity

(1) An individual may apply for registration as a Landscape Architect.

(2) The application must include the following:

(a) Completed application form for Landscape Architect registration;

(b) Verification of passing all sections of the LARE through;

(A) Exams passed under this Board’s administration and already on file; or

(B) As verified by the administering Board or CLARB Council Record.

(c) An official transcript from an LAAB accredited university in the university sealed envelope;

(d) Verification of three years of work experience under the direct supervision of a registered Landscape Architect which has been accrued after satisfying the education requirements of OAR 804 Division 10 but may have been accrued while sitting for the examination:

(A) Up to two years of the three years of experience may be supervised by a licensed or registered Engineer or Architect;

(e) Application fee;

(f) Annual renewal fee; and

(g) A signed Statement of Understanding which confirms that the applicant has read and understands the Oregon Revised Statutes and the Oregon Administrative Rules that govern the practice of Landscape Architecture.

(3) Upon acceptance by the Board, the applicant is required to complete an Oral Exam.

(4) The initial date of registration shall be the date of the meeting during which the applicant completed an Oral Exam or the date of the meeting during which the Board approves the application for registration, whichever comes later.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 671.316, ORS 671.335, 671.415
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.310-671.459
Hist.: LAB 1-2007, f. & cert. ef. 4-27-07; LAB 1-2012, f. 5-17-12, cert. ef. 6-1-12

804-022-0010

Landscape Architect Registration by Reciprocity

(1) Any person not registered as a Landscape Architect in Oregon, but who currently holds a license or certificate to practice as a Landscape Architect in another state or territory, may file an application for registration by reciprocity under ORS 671.345.

(2) An application must include the following:

(a) A current Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards (CLARB) Council Record to aid the board in determining the applicant’s qualifications or the alternative documentation listed under (3);

(A) Information presented on the CLARB Council Record is subject to verification by the Board.

(b) A Board application form;

(c) An application fee;

(d) Annual registration fee; and

(e) Statement of Understanding stating that the applicant has read and understands the Oregon Landscape Architect Law and the Oregon Administrative Rules governing the practice of Landscape Architecture.

(3) In lieu of the CLARB Council Record referred to in (2)(a), the applicant may instead submit the following documentation:

(a) An official transcript from an LAAB accredited university in the university sealed envelope;

(b) Documentation verifying work experience under provision (A) or (B) as follows:

(A) Verification of three years of work experience under the direct supervision of a registered Landscape Architect which has been accrued after satisfying the education requirements of OAR 804 Division 10 but may have been accrued while sitting for the examination;

(i) Up to two years of the three years of experience may be supervised by a licensed or registered Engineer or Architect; or

(B) Verification of a minimum of 10 years of work experience as a Landscape Architect licensed or registered in another U.S. state or territory,

(i) Work experience must be verified through a minimum of three professional references signed by licensed or registered Landscape Architects, Engineers, or Architects and submitted on forms approved by the Board for this use; and

(ii) The application will need to include a resume detailing the work experience.

(c) Proof of passing all sections of the national registration examination for Landscape Architecture;

(d) Identification of the state(s) where examinations were passed; and

(e) Identification of all states in which licensure is currently held.

(4) Registration may be granted after all application materials are approved.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 671.316, 671.335, 671.345, 671.415
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.310-671.459
Hist.: LAB 1-1983, f. & ef. 2-1-83; LAB 1-1984, f. & ef. 1-5-84; LAB 2-1989, f. 7-1-89, cert. & ef. 6-23-89; LAB 2-1989, f. 6-23-89, cert. ef. 7-1-89; LAB 1-1993, f. & cert. ef. 7-1-93; LAB 2-1998, f. & cert. ef. 4-22-98; Renumbered from 804-010-0025, LAB 1-2007, f. & cert. ef. 4-27-07; LAB 1-2008, f. & cert. ef. 2-4-08; LAB 1-2012, f. 5-17-12, cert. ef. 6-1-12


 

Rule Caption: Update Reference to DOJ Model Rules of Procedure.

Adm. Order No.: LAB 2-2012

Filed with Sec. of State: 5-23-2012

Certified to be Effective: 5-23-12

Notice Publication Date:

Rules Amended: 804-001-0005

Subject: Update reference to the DOJ model Rules of Procedure that the Board follows to address compliance with the Administrative Procedures Act.

Rules Coordinator: Christine Valentine—(503) 589-0093

804-001-0005

Model Rules of Procedure

The Attorney General’s Model Rules of Procedure under the Administrative Procedures Act, in effect on February 1, 2012, are adopted as the rules of procedure for the State Landscape Architect Board.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183, 671.310 - 671.459
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.415
Hist.: LAB 2-1982, f. & ef. 6-24-82; LAB 1-1984, f. & ef. 1-5-84; LAB 2-1986, f. & ef. 3-5-86; LAB 1-1989, f. 4-4-89, cert. ef. 4-7-89; LAB 3-2006, f. & cert. ef. 8-14-06; LAB 4-2008, f. & cert. ef. 11-7-08; LAB 2-2012, f. & cert. ef. 5-23-12

 

Notes
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