2017 ORS 688.815¹
License to practice respiratory care

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This section is amended
Effective June 20, 2019
Relating to public health; creating new provisions; amending ORS 109.610, 413.101, 418.325, 431A.055, 431A.070, 431A.183, 432.510, 432.520, 433.004, 433.045, 433.055, 433.075, 433.269, 433.847, 435.010, 442.315, 443.035, 448.011, 448.020, 448.030, 448.051, 448.060, 448.100, 475B.895, 676.150, 676.560, 676.565, 676.579, 676.590, 676.595, 676.608, 676.612, 676.613, 676.622, 676.669, 676.689, 677.370, 681.730, 681.743, 681.746, 681.749, 681.758, 682.025, 682.035, 682.039, 682.208, 688.815 and 700.035; repealing ORS 181A.330 and 181A.335 and section 2, chapter 280, Oregon Laws 2019 (Enrolled Senate Bill 142); and declaring an emergency.

The Health Licensing Office may issue a license to practice respiratory care to an applicant who:

(1) Submits to the office written evidence that the applicant:

(a) Is at least 18 years of age;

(b) Has completed an approved four-year high school course of study or the equivalent as determined by the appropriate educational agency; and

(c) Holds an active credential conferred by the National Board for Respiratory Care, or its successor organization, as a Registered Respiratory Therapist; and

(2) Passes any examinations approved by the Respiratory Therapist and Polysomnographic Technologist Licensing Board, including but not limited to an examination regarding Oregon law and administrative rules related to the practice of respiratory care. [1997 c.792 §6; 2001 c.40 §1; 2003 c.547 §32; 2005 c.21 §9; 2005 c.648 §43; 2009 c.701 §27; 2011 c.715 §4; 2012 c.43 §20; 2013 c.314 §31; 2013 c.568 §69; 2017 c.401 §1]

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 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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