2017 ORS 688.415¹
License or permit requirement
  • prohibited acts

(1) A person may not:

(a) Practice a medical imaging modality or purport to be a medical imaging licensee unless the person is licensed in accordance with the provisions of ORS 688.405 (Definitions for ORS 688.405 to 688.605) to 688.605 (Duty to report violation);

(b) Operate an X-ray machine as described in ORS 688.515 (Limited X-ray machine operator permit) (1) and (2) or purport to be a limited X-ray machine operator unless the person holds a valid limited X-ray machine operator permit in accordance with the provisions of ORS 688.405 (Definitions for ORS 688.405 to 688.605) to 688.605 (Duty to report violation);

(c) Practice any medical imaging modality or as a limited X-ray machine operator under a false or assumed name;

(d) Knowingly employ a person for the purpose of practicing a medical imaging modality or as a limited X-ray machine operator if the person is not licensed or does not hold a valid permit in accordance with the provisions of ORS 688.405 (Definitions for ORS 688.405 to 688.605) to 688.605 (Duty to report violation);

(e) Obtain or attempt to obtain a license or permit or a renewal of a license or permit by bribery or fraudulent representation;

(f) Knowingly make a false statement on an application for a license or permit or a renewal for a license or permit; or

(g) Perform a medical imaging procedure on a person unless the procedure:

(A) Serves a medical purpose;

(B) Is ordered by a health care practitioner who is licensed to practice a profession in this state and who is acting within the scope of the licensee’s authority, as determined by the agency that licensed the licensee, to order the medical imaging procedure; and

(C) Is interpreted by a health care practitioner who is licensed to practice a profession in this state and who is acting within the scope of the licensee’s authority, as determined by the agency that licensed the licensee, to interpret the medical imaging procedure.

(2) Subsection (1)(g) of this section does not apply to screening mammography. As used in this subsection, “screening mammography” means a radiologic procedure performed on a woman for the early detection of breast cancer. [1977 c.534 §§4(3),20; 2009 c.833 §2; 2012 c.1 §4; 2013 c.87 §2; 2014 c.63 §3]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Licensing require­ments for hospital technicians employed by state correc­tional facilities, (1987) Vol 45, p 188

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 688—Therapeutic and Technical Services: Physical Therapists; Medica, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors688.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 688, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano688.­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.