ORS 694.155¹
Powers and duties of Oregon Health Licensing Agency
  • rules

The powers and duties of the Oregon Health Licensing Agency with regard to dealing in hearing aids are as follows:

(1) To authorize all disbursements necessary to carry out the provisions of ORS 694.015 (Definitions for ORS 694.015 to 694.185) to 694.185 (Fees).

(2) To determine training and experience requirements prerequisite to taking the examination and to supervise and administer qualifying examinations to test the knowledge and proficiency of applicants for licensure.

(3) To license persons who apply to the agency and who have qualified to deal in hearing aids.

(4) To purchase and maintain or rent audiometric equipment and facilities necessary to carry out the examination of applicants for licensure.

(5) To issue and renew licenses.

(6) To suspend or revoke licenses in the manner provided in ORS chapter 183.

(7) To appoint representatives to conduct or supervise the examination of applicants for licensure.

(8) To designate the time and place for examining applicants for licensure.

(9) To adopt rules not inconsistent with the laws of this state which are necessary to carry out the provisions of ORS 694.015 (Definitions for ORS 694.015 to 694.185) to 694.185 (Fees).

(10) With the advice of the Advisory Council on Hearing Aids, to prescribe safety and sanitation requirements, to require the periodic inspection of the audiometric testing equipment and to carry out the periodic inspection of facilities of persons who deal in hearing aids.

(11) To appoint or employ subordinate employees.

(12) To adopt rules specifying exemptions relating to assistive listening devices. [1959 c.634 §23; 1967 c.631 §12; 1985 c.227 §16; 1993 c.133 §9; 1999 c.885 §46; 2005 c.648 §99]

Chapter 694

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Licensed audiologist's authoriza­tion to deal in hearing aids, (1983) Vol 44, p 54

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 694—Hearing Aid Specialists, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors694.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 694, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­694ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
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