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Board of Cosmetology - Laws and Rules


Oregon revised statutes ORS 690.005-690.225 and 690.992 - Board of Cosmetology Laws
Oregon revised statutes ORS 676.575-676.625 and 676.990-676.992 - Health Licensing Office Laws


Oregon administrative rules Chapter 817, Divisions 005-120 - Board of Cosmetology Rules
Oregon administrative rules Chapter 331, Divisions 001-030 - Health Licensing Office Rules

Proposed rules and recently adopted rules

Current rulemaking

There is no current rulemaking for the Board of Cosmetology at this time.

The Board of Certified Advanced Estheticians has published proposed rules for public review. Comments are due by October 28.

Recently adopted rules

The Board of Cosmetology adopted permanent administrative rules on March 14, 2016, to increase certain civil penalties and provide the board with broader authority to revoke or suspend authorizations for repeat offenders. Permanent rules became effective April 4, 2016. If you have any questions, contact Samie Patnode at 503-373-1917 or

User friendly copy (above) of the administrative rules was created for your convenience. This copy should reflect the rules in effect as of April 4, 2016. Official administrative rules are available on the Secretary of State's website under Chapter 817 Divisions 005-120.

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