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Laws & Rules for Midwifery

Proposed Rules and Recently Adopted Rules

Recently Adopted Administrative Rules

-- HLO has adopted new administrative rules for the Board of Direct Midwifery regarding discounts in licensing fees. As of July 1, 2015, the rules allow an applicant applying for an original license totaling $800 to be granted a $350 license fee discount for a total cost for the license $450 until July 1, 2019. An application fee of $150 must be paid in order to grant the $350 license fee discount. The license fee discount is available to individuals who meet all application requirements for direct entry midwifery licensure under OAR 332-015-0030 and reside in Oregon. Only applicants who have not held a direct entry midwifery license in Oregon qualify for the discount. As of January 1, 2015, the rules allow an applicant applying to renew a license totaling $800 to be granted a $200 discount for a total cost for the license $600 until July 1, 2019. The license fee discount is available to individuals who meet all renewal requirements for direct entry midwifery licensure under OAR 332-020-0000 and reside in Oregon.

If you have questions or need additional information, contact policy analyst Samie Patnode at 503-373-1917 or samie.patnode@state.or.us.

 

-- HLO filed proposed administrative rules for the Board of Direct Midwifery regarding the purchase and administration of antibiotics for Group B Stretococcal prophylaxis. This includes continuing education and training that covers intravenous administration and pharmacology regarding antibiotics. A hearing was held April 28 in the Health Licensing Office Rhoades Conference Room, 700 Summer St. NE, Suite 320, Salem, OR 97301. Administrative rules are scheduled to become permanent and effective in July 2015. Click here to review the rules.

Permanent Administrative Rules

Administrative rules were adopted by the Board of Direct Entry Midwifery on December 11, 2014 and became effective on January 1, 2015.

Temporary Administrative Rules

Administrative rules were filed by the Board and are effective January 2, 2015 through June 27, 2015.
 
 
User Friendly Copy (above) of the administrative rules was created for your conveniece. Official administrative rules are available on the Secretary of State’s Web site under Chapter 332  Divisions 015-040. 
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