2011 ORS § 684.020¹
License required to practice chiropractic
  • exceptions

(1) Except as provided in ORS 684.107 (Exemption from licensure requirement for person licensed in another state), it is unlawful for any person to practice chiropractic in this state unless the person first obtains and maintains an active license, as provided in this chapter.

(2) Subsection (1) of this section shall not apply to a student of chiropractic engaging in clinical studies during the period of the students enrollment in an institution authorized to confer a doctoral degree in chiropractic. The clinical studies may take place on the premises of the educational institution or in a clinical setting located off the premises of the institution if the facility, the institution staff and the course of study to be pursued off the premises of the educational institution meet minimum requirements for supervision and patient care prescribed by the rules of the State Board of Chiropractic Examiners and the clinical study is performed under the direct supervision of a member of the faculty of the institution. [Amended by 1991 c.892 §1; 1995 c.493 §2; 1995 c.499 §3; 2001 c.598 §1]