2011 ORS § 687.250¹
Enforcement
  • civil penalty

(1) The State Board of Massage Therapists shall report to the proper district attorney all cases that in the judgment of the board warrant criminal prosecution under ORS 687.991 (Criminal penalties).

(2) The board may, in its own name, assess a civil penalty against any licensed or unlicensed person violating a provision of ORS 687.011 (Definitions) to 687.250 (Enforcement), 687.895 (Procedure for civil penalties) and 687.991 (Criminal penalties). The board may assess the civil penalty instead of or in addition to disciplinary action under ORS 687.081 (Grounds for denial, suspension or revocation of license or refusal to renew license), an injunction issued under ORS 687.021 (Practice of massage without license prohibited) or criminal prosecution by the district attorney under this section. The amount of the civil penalty may not exceed $1,000 for any single violation. Except as the board may otherwise provide under ORS 182.462 (Budgets for semi-independent state agencies) (1)(e), moneys collected through the assessment of civil penalties by the board under this subsection or ORS 687.081 (Grounds for denial, suspension or revocation of license or refusal to renew license) shall be deposited into the account created by the board pursuant to ORS 182.470 (Depository accounts for moneys collected or received by semi-independent state agencies) and are continuously appropriated to the board for carrying out the provisions of ORS 687.011 (Definitions) to 687.250 (Enforcement), 687.895 (Procedure for civil penalties) and 687.991 (Criminal penalties). [Formerly 687.890; 2011 c.110 §4]