ORS 687.115¹
State Board of Massage Therapists
  • members
  • appointment
  • terms
  • meetings
  • compensation
  • administrator

(1) The State Board of Massage Therapists 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 purposes of carrying out the provisions of ORS 687.011 (Definitions) to 687.250 (Enforcement), 687.895 (Procedure for civil penalties) and 687.991 (Criminal penalties). The board shall be composed of seven members, four of whom shall be licensed massage therapists and three of whom shall be members of the public, including one public member selected from a health related field, who shall be appointed by the Governor for terms of four years. Members serve at the option of the Governor.

(2) Members are entitled to compensation and expenses as determined by the board.

(3) The board may:

(a) Hold meetings at times and locations determined by the board.

(b) Hire, define the duties and fix the salary of an administrator who may hire and define the duties and provide supervision and evaluation of other employees as necessary to carry out the provisions of ORS 687.011 (Definitions) to 687.250 (Enforcement), 687.895 (Procedure for civil penalties) and 687.991 (Criminal penalties). The administrator, with approval of the board, may also employ special consultants. All salaries, compensation and expenses incurred or allowed shall be paid out of funds received by the board. [1971 c.650 §37; 1973 c.792 §42; 1977 c.217 §2; 1977 c.507 §13; 1985 c.82 §11; 1989 c.69 §2; 1997 c.177 §1; 1997 c.626 §12; 1997 c.632 §11; 1999 c.537 §16; 1999 c.1084 §16]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 687—Massage Therapists; Direct Entry Midwives, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors687.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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