Health Professions Generally

ORS 676.806
Behavior Analysis Regulatory Board


(1)

There is created, within the Health Licensing Office, the Behavior Analysis Regulatory Board consisting of nine members appointed by the Governor, including:

(a)

Four members who are licensed by the board under ORS 676.810 (Board duties);

(b)

One member who is a licensed psychiatrist, with experience or training in treating autism spectrum disorder;

(c)

One member who is a licensed psychologist, with experience or training in treating autism spectrum disorder;

(d)

One member who is a licensed developmental pediatrician, with experience or training in treating autism spectrum disorder;

(e)

One member of the general public who does not have a financial interest in the provision of applied behavior analysis and does not have a ward or family member who has been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder; and

(f)

One member who is a parent, guardian or family member of an individual who has been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder and has received some form of applied behavior analysis therapy.

(2)

Not more than one member of the board may be an employee of an insurer.

(3)

The appointments of the members of the board are subject to confirmation by the Senate in the manner prescribed in ORS 171.562 (Procedures for confirmation) and 171.565 (Vote required for confirmation).

(4)

The term of office of each member is four years, but a member serves at the pleasure of the Governor. Before the expiration of the term of a member, the Governor shall appoint a successor whose term begins on November 1 next following. A member is eligible for reappointment. If there is a vacancy for any cause, the Governor shall make an appointment to become immediately effective for the unexpired term.

(5)

A member of the board is entitled to compensation and expenses as provided in ORS 292.495 (Compensation and expenses of members of state boards and commissions).

(6)

The board shall select one of its members as chairperson and another as vice chairperson, for such terms and with duties and powers necessary for the performance of the functions of such offices as the board determines.

(7)

A majority of the members of the board constitutes a quorum for the transaction of business.

(8)

The board shall meet at least once every year as determined by the office. The board may also meet at other times and places specified by the call of the chairperson or of a majority of the members of the board. [Formerly 676.800]

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