2017 ORS 678.055¹
Nurse emeritus license
  • fees
  • rules

(1) The Oregon State Board of Nursing may issue a nurse emeritus license to an applicant who:

(a) Is a certified registered nurse anesthetist, clinical nurse specialist, licensed practical nurse, nurse practitioner or registered nurse;

(b) Has been granted retired status by the board as described in ORS 678.050 (Examining applicants); and

(c) Pays the license fee as established by rule of the board.

(2) Notwithstanding ORS 678.050 (Examining applicants) (6), a nurse emeritus may engage in the practice of nursing, practical nursing or registered nursing on a volunteer or other noncompensatory basis.

(3) The board shall adopt rules to establish:

(a) The annual license fee for the nurse emeritus license described in subsection (1) of this section; and

(b) The method to determine the competency required to practice nursing, practical nursing or registered nursing as a nurse emeritus. [2015 c.353 §2]

Note: 678.055 (Nurse emeritus license) was added to and made a part of 678.010 (Definitions for ORS 678.010 to 678.410) to 678.410 (Fees) by legislative action but was not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

Chapter 678

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Disclosure by Board of Nursing of names, business and home addresses of registered and licensed practical nurses, (1982) Vol. 42, p 382; licensing require­ments for hospital technicians employed by state correc­tional facilities, (1987) Vol 45, p 188

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 678—Nurses; Nursing Home Administrators, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors678.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 678, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano678.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.