2017 ORS 676.308¹
Authorization for military spouse or domestic partner to practice health profession
  • rules

(1) As used in this section:

(a) “Authorization” means a license, registration, certificate or other authorization to engage in a profession.

(b) “Board” means a health professional regulatory board, as defined in ORS 676.160 (Definitions for ORS 676.165 to 676.180), or a board, council or program listed in ORS 676.565 (Oversight and centralized service by office).

(c) “Military spouse or domestic partner” means a spouse or domestic partner of an active member of the Armed Forces of the United States who is the subject of a military transfer to Oregon.

(2) A board shall issue an authorization to a military spouse or domestic partner if the military spouse or domestic partner provides the board with:

(a) Evidence that the applicant is married to, or in a domestic partnership with, an active member of the Armed Forces of the United States who is assigned to a duty station located in Oregon by official active duty military order;

(b) Evidence that the military spouse or domestic partner is authorized by another state or territory of the United States to provide services regulated by the board; and

(c) Evidence that the military spouse or domestic partner:

(A) Has provided services or taught the subject matter regulated by the board for at least one year during the three years immediately preceding the date on which the military spouse or domestic partner submits an application for an authorization; and

(B) Has demonstrated competency, as determined by the board by rule, over services regulated by the board.

(3) A board may issue a temporary authorization to an applicant who applies for an authorization under subsection (2) of this section before the board receives the evidence required by subsection (2) of this section if the military spouse or domestic partner affirms on the application that the military spouse or domestic partner:

(a) Has requested evidence of authorization from the state or territory in which the military spouse or domestic partner is authorized; and

(b) Is not subject to disciplinary action in that state or territory for a matter related to services regulated by the board. [2013 c.351 §1; 2017 c.499 §9]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 676—Health Professions Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors676.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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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