2017 ORS 688.830¹
Duties of Health Licensing Office and of board
  • rules

(1) The Health Licensing Office shall:

(a) Determine the qualifications and fitness of applicants for licensure, renewal of license and reciprocal licenses under ORS 688.800 (Definitions for ORS 688.800 to 688.840) to 688.840 (Immunity from civil liability).

(b) Adopt rules that are necessary to conduct its business related to, carry out its duties under and administer ORS 688.800 (Definitions for ORS 688.800 to 688.840) to 688.840 (Immunity from civil liability).

(c) Examine, approve, issue, deny, revoke, suspend and renew licenses to practice respiratory care and polysomnography under ORS 688.800 (Definitions for ORS 688.800 to 688.840) to 688.840 (Immunity from civil liability).

(d) Maintain a public record of persons licensed by the office to practice respiratory care and polysomnography.

(2) The Respiratory Therapist and Polysomnographic Technologist Licensing Board shall:

(a) Establish standards of practice and professional responsibility for persons licensed by the office.

(b) Provide for waivers of examinations, grandfathering requirements and temporary licenses as considered appropriate. [1997 c.792 §5; 2001 c.40 §2; 2003 c.547 §36; 2005 c.648 §45; 2007 c.71 §224; 2011 c.715 §12; 2013 c.314 §33; 2013 c.568 §72]

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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