2015 ORS § 676.615¹
(1) In accordance with applicable provisions of ORS chapter 183, the Director of the Health Licensing Office may adopt rules necessary for the administration of the laws that the Health Licensing Office is charged with administering.
(2) In accordance with applicable provisions of ORS chapter 183, the director may adopt rules necessary for the administration of ORS 676.575 (Purpose of Health Licensing Office) to 676.625 (Health Licensing Office Account) and 676.992 (Civil penalties).
(3) The office may adopt rules establishing requirements for placement of an authorization issued by the office in a dormant status upon application by the authorization holder and establishing conditions for reactivation of the authorization.
(4) Pursuant to ORS 676.575 (Purpose of Health Licensing Office) and 676.586 (Office responsibilities), the office may adopt rules to recognize specialties within a regulated field of practice subject to the authority of the boards and councils listed in ORS 676.583 (Oversight and centralized service by office) and may establish requirements for education, experience, examinations and supervision as necessary to ensure public safety and competency within the specialty. [1999 c.885 §7; 2005 c.648 §8; 2009 c.701 §13; 2013 c.314 §14; 2013 c.568 §29]