ORS 685.091¹
Exemption from licensure requirement

(1) A naturopathic physician licensed to practice naturopathic medicine under the laws of another jurisdiction with licensing requirements and a scope of practice found to be comparable to those for this state by the Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine may be exempted from the licensure requirement in ORS 685.020 (License required to practice naturopathic medicine) if that physician:

(a) Is practicing in Oregon on a temporary assignment for specific educational events not to exceed 15 days in a calendar year; and

(b) Is actively engaged in the practice of naturopathic medicine in the jurisdiction in which the person is licensed.

(2) A naturopathic physician granted an exemption under subsection (1) of this section:

(a) Must comply with the provisions of this chapter and rules adopted by the board governing the practice of naturopathic medicine; and

(b) Is subject to the disciplinary authority of the board under ORS 685.110 (Grounds for discipline) for any violation of the provisions of this chapter and of rules adopted by the board.

(3) The board may refuse to grant or may revoke an exemption of a naturopathic physician for a violation of the provisions of this chapter or of rules adopted by the board. [2007 c.427 §3; 2009 c.43 §17]

Note: 685.091 (Exemption from licensure requirement) was added to and made a part of ORS chapter 685 by legislative action but was not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

Chapter 685

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Extent of grandfather right under 1969 Act amending barbers law, (1972) Vol 36, p 23; authority to purchase and use local anesthetic and antiseptic substances for mi­nor surgery, (1978) Vol 38, p 2231

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 685—Naturopathic Physicians, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors685.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 685, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano685.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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