2017 ORS 683.030¹
Persons and practices not affected

ORS 683.010 (Definitions for ORS 683.010 to 683.310) to 683.340 (Duty to report prohibited conduct) may not be construed:

(1) To prevent any person duly licensed to practice medicine and surgery from treating or fitting glasses to the human eye;

(2) To prohibit the sale of complete ready-to-wear eye glasses as merchandise from a permanent place of business in good faith and not in evasion of ORS 683.010 (Definitions for ORS 683.010 to 683.310) to 683.340 (Duty to report prohibited conduct) by any person not purporting to be competent to examine and prescribe for the human eye;

(3) To prohibit vision or eye care practices by persons working under the direct supervision of an optometrist authorized to practice in this state; or

(4) To prohibit vision screening by:

(a) Employees of a school or an education provider as defined in ORS 336.211 (Vision screenings and eye examinations);

(b) Persons or nonprofit entities designated by the Department of Education to provide vision screening to students for the purpose of ORS 336.211 (Vision screenings and eye examinations); or

(c) Employees of the Department of Transportation. [Amended by 1999 c.490 §1; 2013 c.585 §5; 2017 c.640 §2]

Chapter 683

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Constitu­tionality of pro­hi­bi­­tions of advertising, (1976) Vol 37, p 1375; Practice of optometry under sublease between optometrist and lay corpora­tion operating optical dispensary, (1982) Vol. 43, p 119

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 683—Optometrists; Opticians, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors683.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 683, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano683.­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.