2007 ORS 677.518¹
Authority to sign death certificate

A physician assistant, practicing under the supervision of a person licensed to practice medicine under this chapter, is authorized to complete and sign death certificates. Death certificates signed by a physician assistant shall be accepted as fulfilling all of the laws dealing with death certificates. A physician assistant who signs a death certificate must comply with all provisions of ORS 432.307 (Compulsory filing of death certificates). [2003 c.104 §1]

Note: 677.518 (Authority to sign death certificate) was added to and made a part of 677.495 (Definitions for ORS 677.495 to 677.545) to 677.545 (Duties of committee) by legislative action but was not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

Chapter 677

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Extent of grandfather right under 1969 Act amending barbers law, (1972) Vol 36, p 23; licensing require­ments for hospital technicians employed by state correc­tional facilities, (1987) Vol 45, p 188

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 677—Regulation of Medicine, Podiatry and Acupuncture, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­677.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 677, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­677ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.