ORS 689.497¹
Report required upon termination of pharmacy technician

(1) A pharmacy that terminates a pharmacy technician shall report the termination to the State Board of Pharmacy. In the sole discretion of the pharmacy, the pharmacy may report the reason for the termination.

(2) A pharmacy reporting the termination of a pharmacy technician under subsection (1) of this section shall provide the pharmacy technician an opportunity to issue a statement accompanying the report of termination. The statement of the pharmacy technician may include any mitigating factors or other information the pharmacy technician deems relevant to the termination.

(3) A pharmacy, pharmacist, pharmacy technician or any other person who, in good faith, submits a report of termination of a pharmacy technician under the provisions of this section is not liable for any civil damages as a result of submitting the report.

(4) The information provided to the board pursuant to this section is:

(a) Subject to disclosure as provided in ORS 689.495 (Provision of licensing information); and

(b) Admissible as evidence for any purpose in any civil proceeding before a court, agency, board or third-party dispute resolution tribunal.

(5) Nothing in subsection (3) of this section shall affect the admissibility in evidence of the records of a pharmacy or pharmacist that pertain to the work history or termination of employment of a pharmacy technician. [2001 c.595 §7]

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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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