2015 ORS 684.020¹
License required to practice chiropractic
  • exceptions

(1) Except as provided in ORS 684.107 (Exemption from licensure requirement for person licensed in another state), it is unlawful for any person to practice chiropractic in this state unless the person first obtains and maintains an active license, as provided in this chapter.

(2) Subsection (1) of this section shall not apply to a student of chiropractic engaging in clinical studies during the period of the students enrollment in an institution authorized to confer a doctoral degree in chiropractic. The clinical studies may take place on the premises of the educational institution or in a clinical setting located off the premises of the institution if the facility, the institution staff and the course of study to be pursued off the premises of the educational institution meet minimum requirements for supervision and patient care prescribed by the rules of the State Board of Chiropractic Examiners and the clinical study is performed under the direct supervision of a member of the faculty of the institution. [Amended by 1991 c.892 §1; 1995 c.493 §2; 1995 c.499 §3; 2001 c.598 §1]

Chapter 684

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of licensee to practice obstetrics, (1972) Vol 35, p 1267; authority of licensee to purchase and use local anesthetic and antiseptic substances for mi­nor surgery, (1978) Vol 38, p 2231


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 684—Chiropractors, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors684.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 684, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano684.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.