ORS 689.115¹
  • qualifications
  • appointment
  • vacancy

(1) The State Board of Pharmacy shall consist of seven members, two of whom shall be representatives of the public, and the remaining five of whom shall be licensed pharmacists. The members shall possess the qualifications specified in subsections (2) and (3) of this section.

(2) The public members of the State Board of Pharmacy shall be residents of this state who have attained the age of majority and shall not be nor shall they ever have been a member of the profession of pharmacy, or persons who have any immediate family in the profession of pharmacy or persons who have ever had any material financial interest in the providing of pharmacy service or who have engaged in any activity directly related to the practice of pharmacy.

(3) The licensed pharmacist members of the board shall at the time of their appointment:

(a) Be residents of this state;

(b) Be licensed and in good standing to engage in the practice of pharmacy in this state;

(c) Be engaged in the practice of pharmacy in this state; and

(d) Have five years of experience in the practice of pharmacy in this state after licensure.

(4) The Governor shall appoint the members of the State Board of Pharmacy, subject to the advice and consent of the Senate, and in accordance with the other provisions of subsection (5) of this section.

(5) At least five recommendations for appointment to each vacancy on the board may be made to the Governor by a task force assembled by the Oregon State Pharmacists Association to represent all of the interested pharmacy groups. Such nominations shall be recommendations only and shall not be binding in any manner upon the Governor.

(6) Any vacancy which occurs in the membership of the board for any reason, including expiration of term, removal, resignation, death, disability or disqualification, shall be filled by the Governor in the manner prescribed by subsections (4) and (5) of this section. The Governor shall fill vacancies which occur by expiration of full terms within 90 days prior to each date of expiration, and shall fill vacancies which occur for any other reason within 60 days after each such vacancy occurs. [1979 c.777 §§7,8,9,11; 1987 c.108 §2]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Under Former Similar Statute

Authority of board to require retail price list of prescrip­tion drugs, (1975) Vol 37, p 345

Law Review Cita­tions

Under Former Similar Statute

51 OLR 698, 710 (1972)

Chapter 689

Notes of Decisions

Board of Pharmacy had authority to adopt rule making drug ephedrine available by prescrip­tion only. Northwest Connec­tion v. Board of Pharmacy, 108 Or App 320, 814 P2d 191 (1991)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of board to require retail price list of prescrip­tion drugs, (1975) Vol 37, p 345; hospital policy requiring pharmacy depart­ment to substitute therapeutically equivalent but not generically identical drugs, (1979) Vol 40, p 145; licensing require­ments for hospital technicians employed by state correc­tional facilities, (1987) Vol 45, p 188

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 689—Pharmacists; Drug Outlets; Drug Sales, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors689.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 689, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­689ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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