Comment period on electrology and tattoo rules runs Oct. 1-28
In 2011, the Oregon Legislature passed House Bill 2013, creating the Board of Body Art Practitioners, now the Board of Electrologists and Body Art Practitioners, under the Health Licensing Office to allow for regulation and oversight of body piercing, tattooing and electrology. After the bill was passed, a series of Oregon Administrative Rules were put in place to allow the HLO to administer the program, issue licenses, investigate complaints and inspect facilities. (Click headline to read more)
Public comment period on advanced esthetics opens Oct. 1
During the 2015 Legislative session, House Bill 2642 was enacted, adding the Board of Certified Advanced Estheticians under the Health Licensing Office in order to regulate advanced nonablative esthetics. On July 1, 2016, the HLO filed temporary administrative rules to ebgin issuing provisional and temporary certifications for advanced esthetics. Temporary rules were developed by a Rules Advisory Committee since the Board was not in place until July 1, 2016. The temporary rules will expire on December 27, 201. Permanent rules are expected to substitute for the temporary rules by Dec. 31, 2016. (Click headline to read more.)
Comment period for proposed BARB rules opens Oct. 1
The Health Licensing Office has filed proposed administrative rules for the Behavior Analysis Regulatory Board with the Secretary of State that will be published in the Oct. 1, 2016, edition of the Oregon Bulletin. You are invited to review these proposed rules and provide written comments from Oct. 1, 2016 to 11 a.m. Oct. 28, 2016. A public administrative rule hearing has been scheduled for 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Oct. 28, 2016, at the Health Licensing Office’s Rhoades Conference Room, 700 Summer St. NE Suite 320, Salem OR 97301. Administrative rules are scheduled to become permanent on Jan. 1, 2017. Submit all comments to Anne Thompson at email@example.com or 700 Summer St. NE, Suite 320, Salem, OR 97301. Comments received before Oct. 1, 2016, or after 11 a.m. on Oct. 28, 2016, will not be considered.