ORS 683.030
Persons and practices not affected


ORS 683.010 (Definitions for ORS 683.010 to 683.310) to 683.340 (Duty to report prohibited conduct) may not be construed:

(1)

To prevent any person duly licensed to practice medicine and surgery from treating or fitting glasses to the human eye;

(2)

To prohibit the sale of complete ready-to-wear eye glasses as merchandise from a permanent place of business in good faith and not in evasion of ORS 683.010 (Definitions for ORS 683.010 to 683.310) to 683.340 (Duty to report prohibited conduct) by any person not purporting to be competent to examine and prescribe for the human eye;

(3)

To prohibit vision or eye care practices by persons working under the direct supervision of an optometrist authorized to practice in this state; or

(4)

To prohibit vision screening by:

(a)

Employees of a school or an education provider as defined in ORS 336.211 (Vision screenings and eye examinations);

(b)

Persons or nonprofit entities designated by the Department of Education to provide vision screening to students for the purpose of ORS 336.211 (Vision screenings and eye examinations); or

(c)

Employees of the Department of Transportation. [Amended by 1999 c.490 §1; 2013 c.585 §5; 2017 c.640 §2]
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Atty. Gen. Opinions

Constitutionality of prohibitions of advertising, (1976) Vol 37, p 1375; Practice of optometry under sublease between optometrist and lay corporation operating optical dispensary, (1982) Vol. 43, p 119


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