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ORS 688.715
Authority of Health Licensing Office

  • rules
  • investigations


The Health Licensing Office may:

(1)

Adopt rules necessary to conduct business, carry out duties and administer the provisions of ORS 688.701 (Definitions for ORS 688.701 to 688.734) to 688.734 (Disciplinary authority of Health Licensing Office).

(2)

Issue licenses, including temporary licenses, permits, waivers and other authorizations to engage in the practice of athletic training as determined by the Board of Athletic Trainers.

(3)

Authorize all necessary disbursements to carry out the provisions of ORS 688.701 (Definitions for ORS 688.701 to 688.734) to 688.734 (Disciplinary authority of Health Licensing Office), including but not limited to payment for necessary supplies, office equipment, books and expenses for the conduct of examinations, payment for legal and investigative services rendered to the office and such other expenditures provided for in ORS 688.701 (Definitions for ORS 688.701 to 688.734) to 688.734 (Disciplinary authority of Health Licensing Office).

(4)

(a) Employ inspectors, examiners, special agents, investigators, clerical assistants and accountants necessary for the investigation and prosecution of alleged violations and the enforcement of ORS 688.701 (Definitions for ORS 688.701 to 688.734) to 688.734 (Disciplinary authority of Health Licensing Office), and for such other purposes as the office may require.

(b)

Nothing in ORS 688.701 (Definitions for ORS 688.701 to 688.734) to 688.734 (Disciplinary authority of Health Licensing Office) may be construed to prevent an employee of the office from rendering assistance to the board in a hearing called by the office. However, all obligations for salaries and expenses incurred under ORS 688.701 (Definitions for ORS 688.701 to 688.734) to 688.734 (Disciplinary authority of Health Licensing Office) shall be paid only from the fees accruing to the office under ORS 688.701 (Definitions for ORS 688.701 to 688.734) to 688.734 (Disciplinary authority of Health Licensing Office).

(5)

Provide the board with such administrative services and employees as the board requires to carry out its duties.

(6)

Maintain an accurate record of all meetings and proceedings of the board, any board receipts and disbursements, civil penalties and orders for violation of ORS 688.701 (Definitions for ORS 688.701 to 688.734) to 688.734 (Disciplinary authority of Health Licensing Office), records for licensure to engage in the practice of athletic training together with the addresses of persons licensed and the names of all persons whose licensure has been subject to disciplinary action.

(7)

Investigate complaints, take disciplinary action, including assessment of civil penalties, and provide opportunity for hearing according to ORS 183.745 (Civil penalty procedures).

(8)

Administer oaths, issue notices and subpoenas in the name of the board, enforce subpoenas in the manner authorized by ORS 183.440 (Subpoenas in contested cases), hold hearings and perform such other acts reasonably necessary to carry out duties of the board granted under ORS 688.701 (Definitions for ORS 688.701 to 688.734) to 688.734 (Disciplinary authority of Health Licensing Office). [1999 c.736 §5; 2001 c.104 §263; 2005 c.648 §18; 2011 c.597 §281; 2013 c.314 §29; 2013 c.568 §65; 2019 c.378 §3]

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Jun. 26, 2021