ORS 690.350¹
Definitions for ORS 690.350 to 690.430

As used in ORS 690.350 (Definitions for ORS 690.350 to 690.430) to 690.430 (Duties of advisory council), unless the context requires otherwise:

(1) "Council" means the Advisory Council for Electrologists and Permanent Color Technicians and Tattoo Artists, created in the Oregon Health Licensing Agency.

(2) "Electrologist" means a person who practices electrolysis pursuant to the provisions of ORS 690.350 (Definitions for ORS 690.350 to 690.430) to 690.430 (Duties of advisory council).

(3) "Electrology facility" means any room or space or any part thereof where electrolysis is practiced or where the business of electrology is conducted.

(4) "Electrolysis" means the process by which hair, with a series of treatments, is permanently removed from the skin by inserting a needle-conductor into the hair follicle and directing electrical energy toward the hair cell. The word "electrolysis" is used in generic form in ORS 690.350 (Definitions for ORS 690.350 to 690.430) to 690.430 (Duties of advisory council) and refers to modalities of galvanic electrolysis, thermolysis and combinations thereof.

(5) "Licensed electrologist" means a person licensed under the provisions of ORS 690.350 (Definitions for ORS 690.350 to 690.430) to 690.430 (Duties of advisory council) to practice electrolysis.

(6) "Licensed permanent color technician and tattoo artist" means a person licensed under the provisions of ORS 690.350 (Definitions for ORS 690.350 to 690.430) to 690.430 (Duties of advisory council) to practice tattooing.

(7) "Permanent color technician and tattoo artist" means a person who practices tattooing pursuant to the provisions of ORS 690.350 (Definitions for ORS 690.350 to 690.430) to 690.430 (Duties of advisory council).

(8) "Physician" means a person licensed to practice the healing arts by this state pursuant to ORS chapter 677, 684 or 685.

(9) "Schools of electrolysis" means career schools licensed by the Department of Education under ORS 345.010 (Definitions for ORS 345.010 to 345.450 and 345.992 to 345.997) to 345.450 (Annual inspection fee) where electrolysis and related subjects are taught.

(10) "Schools of permanent coloring or tattooing" means career schools licensed by the Department of Education under ORS 345.010 (Definitions for ORS 345.010 to 345.450 and 345.992 to 345.997) to 345.450 (Annual inspection fee) in which permanent coloring or tattooing and related subjects are taught.

(11) "Tattoo" means the indelible mark, figure or decorative design introduced by insertion of nontoxic dyes or pigments into or under the dermal portion of the skin upon the body of a live human being.

(12) "Tattooing" means the process by which the skin is marked or colored by insertion of nontoxic dyes or pigments into or under the dermal portion of the skin so as to form indelible marks for cosmetic, medical or figurative purposes.

(13) "Tattoo facility" means any room or space or any part thereof where tattooing is practiced or where the business of tattooing is conducted.

(14) "Teacher" means a person who is registered by the Department of Education to teach in a school of electrolysis or school of permanent coloring or tattooing pursuant to the provisions of ORS 345.010 (Definitions for ORS 345.010 to 345.450 and 345.992 to 345.997) to 345.450 (Annual inspection fee) and 690.350 (Definitions for ORS 690.350 to 690.430) to 690.430 (Duties of advisory council). [1987 c.698 §1; 1993 c.30 §1; 1993 c.45 §300; 1999 c.885 §37; 2003 c.547 §51; 2005 c.648 §66]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 690—Cosmetic Professionals, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors690.­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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