Or. Admin. R. 804-022-0025 - Inactive and Inactive Emeritus Status

(1) The Board has two types of inactive status as described in this rule.
(2) The Board shall grant Inactive status to any Registered Landscape Architect who while in good standing as defined in 804-003-0000(15) submits:
(a) A written request to the Board by or before the registration renewal date; and
(b) A signed statement of non-practice on a form provided by the Board.
(3) The Board shall grant Inactive Emeritus status to any Registered Landscape Architect who while in good standing as defined in 804-003-0000(15) submits:
(a) A written request to the Board by or before the registration renewal date;
(b) A signed statement of non-practice on a form provided by the Board; and
(c) Validation of twenty-five (25) consecutive years of registration as a Landscape Architect.
(4) A registrant on Inactive or Inactive Emeritus status cannot practice landscape architecture in Oregon. A registrant on Inactive status may not use the Registered Landscape Architect title or any similar title in Oregon. A registrant on Inactive Emeritus status may use the title Registered Landscape Architect, Emeritus or any similar title indicating the Emeritus or Retired status in Oregon.
(5) A registrant on Inactive or Inactive Emeritus status must submit an annual registration fee to cover the Board's administrative cost of maintaining a registration record.
(6) Per ORS 671.376(4), a registrant can remain on Inactive or Inactive Emeritus status for a period of five (5) years. The five (5) year period is counted forward from the last renewal due date. At the end of the five (5) year period, the registration expires and cannot be renewed, but the individual can apply for a new registration subject to current Board registration requirements.
(7) If a registrant on Inactive or Inactive Emeritus status wishes to resume practicing within the five (5) year period described in (5) of this rule, the registrant can request a return to Active status as follows:
(a) Submit a written request asking to return to Active status;
(b) Submit the current year's renewal fee; and
(c) Complete the continuing education requirements for reactivation of registration found at 804-025-0015 as verified by an audit, except:
(A) A Landscape Architect in Training on Inactive status is not subject to continuing education requirements.
(8) The Board delegates to the Administrator the authority to grant Inactive and Inactive Emeritus status upon verification that the requirements of (2) or (3), whichever is applicable, have been met.
(9) The Board delegates to the Continuing Education Coordinator the authority to approve continuing education audits for purposes of return to Active status under (7) of this rule. Documentation of audit completion will be filed in the Board office.
(10) The Board delegates to the Administrator the authority to grant return to Active status upon confirmation that the audit and all other requirements for return to Active practice have been met.

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 804-022-0025
LAB 2-2009, f. & cert. ef. 12-11-09; LAB 2-2015, f. 8-17-15, cert. ef. 9/1/2015; LAB 1-2017, f. & cert. ef. 2/10/2017; LAB 1-2019, amend filed 05/14/2019, effective 5/15/2019

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 671.376(4), 671.415 671.310

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 671.325, 671.335, 671.365 671.415

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