Vehicle appraiser certificate; rules.
(1) A person who is issued a vehicle appraiser certificate by the Department of Transportation under this section is qualified to appraise any vehicle, including vehicles for sale under ORS 819.210 and 819.215.
(2) The department shall establish rules to provide for issuance of vehicle appraiser certificates under this section. Rules adopted by the department under this section shall provide for all of the following:
(a) A method of ascertaining the qualifications and competence of individuals to conduct vehicle appraisals in accordance with the rules of the department and generally accepted methods of appraisal.
(b) A system for issuance of vehicle appraiser certificates to persons who qualify under the rules of the department.
(c) Procedures and grounds for revocation or suspension of vehicle appraiser certificates issued under this section if the department determines the person holding the certificate has violated the rules adopted by the department.
(d) A procedure for renewal of vehicle appraiser certificates issued under this section.
(3) The department may establish rules to adopt educational requirements for issuance or renewal of vehicle appraiser certificates.
(4) Vehicle appraiser certificates issued under this section are subject to the following:
(a) A certificate shall expire three years from the date of issuance unless renewed according to the rules of the department.
(b) The department shall not issue a vehicle appraiser certificate to a person until the person has paid the fee for issuance of a vehicle appraiser certificate under ORS 822.700.
(c) The department shall not renew a vehicle appraiser certificate issued under this section until the holder has paid the fee for renewal of a vehicle appraiser certificate under ORS 822.700. [Formerly 819.230; 2009 c.371 §17]