2015 ORS § 692.140¹
Reciprocity for embalmers or funeral service practitioners
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(1) For an applicant from another state, the State Mortuary and Cemetery Board shall issue a license to practice as a funeral service practitioner or embalmer, or shall register an individual who applies to be a trainee of a funeral service practitioner or embalmer, if:

(a) The applicant applies to the board and fulfills the requirements specified in subsection (2) of this section; and

(b) The board is satisfied that the applicant has demonstrated the requisite qualifications to be a funeral service practitioner, embalmer or trainee of a funeral service practitioner or embalmer in a manner prescribed by the board by rule.

(2) An applicant under this section shall apply to the board on a form provided by the board. The applicant shall include with the application:

(a) Proof satisfactory to the board that the applicant:

(A) Currently is, or previously was, authorized to practice in another state or profession that is substantially equivalent, as determined by the board, to a funeral service practitioner, embalmer or trainee of a funeral service practitioner or embalmer; and

(B) Is in good standing in that state to practice the profession, or was in good standing in that state at the time that the applicant ceased practicing the profession.

(b) Payment of the initial reciprocity licensing fee established under ORS 692.160 (License, certificate and registration fees). [Amended by 1971 c.115 §6; 1973 c.411 §4; 1981 c.719 §4; 1983 c.810 §10; 1989 c.177 §5; 1997 c.638 §6; 2007 c.170 §1; 2015 c.367 §7]