ORS 683.250¹
Oregon Board of Optometry
  • qualification and terms of members
  • quorum

The Oregon Board of Optometry shall operate as a semi-independent state agency subject to ORS 182.456 (Definitions for ORS 182.456 to 182.472) to 182.472 (Reports), for the purpose of carrying out this chapter. The board shall consist of five members appointed by the Governor. Each member of the board shall qualify by taking and subscribing the oath of office required by the Constitution, which shall be filed in the office of the Secretary of State. Four of the members of this board shall be Doctors of Optometry licensed and in practice in Oregon and the fifth member shall be a public member representing health consumers. Each of the members shall hold office for a term of three years or until a successor is appointed and qualified and shall be so classified that at least one optometrist member of the board retires each year. A majority of the members constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. [Amended by 1971 c.102 §9; 1971 c.650 §32; 1973 c.792 §38; 1981 c.203 §1; 1987 c.443 §12; 1997 c.643 §31; 1999 c.1084 §65]

Chapter 683

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Constitu­tionality of pro­hi­bi­­tions of advertising, (1976) Vol 37, p 1375; Practice of optometry under sublease between optometrist and lay corpora­tion operating optical dispensary, (1982) Vol. 43, p 119

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 683—Optometrists; Opticians, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors683.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 683, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­683ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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