“Council” means the Advisory Council on Hearing Aids, created within the Health Licensing Office.
“Dealing in hearing aids” means the sale, lease or rental or attempted sale, lease or rental of hearing aids in conjunction with the evaluation or measurement of the powers or range of human hearing and the recommendation, selection or adaptation of hearing aids.
“Hearing aid” means any prosthetic instrument or device designed for or represented as aiding, improving or correcting defective human hearing and any parts, attachments or accessories of such an instrument or device. A hearing aid is not intended to include any device which is surgically implanted or otherwise medically inserted by a physician licensed by ORS chapter 677 for the purpose of treating or correcting a hearing impairment. [1959 c.634 §1; 1967 c.631 §1; 1971 c.650 §28; 1985 c.227 §3; 1999 c.885 §43; 2005 c.648 §87; 2013 c.568 §110]
Atty. Gen. Opinions
Licensed audiologist's authorization to deal in hearing aids, (1983) Vol 44, p 54