Hearing, Speech, Music Therapy and Art Therapy Professionals

ORS 681.220
Policy


It is declared to be a policy of this state that it is necessary to provide regulatory authority over persons offering speech-language pathology and audiology services to the public in order to:

(1)

Safeguard the public health, safety and welfare;

(2)

Protect the public from being misled by incompetent, unscrupulous and unauthorized persons;

(3)

Protect the public from unprofessional conduct by qualified speech-language pathologists and audiologists; and

(4)

Help ensure the availability of the highest possible quality speech-language pathology and audiology services to people of this state who have communication disabilities. [Formerly 694.315; 1989 c.224 §134; 1995 c.280 §2; 2005 c.698 §2; 2007 c.70 §307]

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Jun. 26, 2021