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Oregon Psilocybin Services – Administrative Rules

Background on the Rulemaking Process

Oregon Psilocybin Services (OPS) section is required to adopt administrative rules to administer ORS chapter 475A, the Oregon Psilocybin Services Act. The rulemaking process is informed by recommendations from the Oregon Psilocybin Advisory Board (OPAB), input from Rules Advisory Committees (RACs), and comments received during public comment periods. You can read current OPS administrative rules here: Oregon Administrative Rules 333-333

In January 2024, OPS Guidance on Administrative Rules was published to provide guidance to training programs, licensees, and license applicants on how to comply with OPS administrative rules. 

Oregon Psilocybin Services (OPS) expects to open administrative rules during the fall of each year. Please see additional information below on rulemaking. 

2023 Rules Adopted

In December 2023, OPS adopted rules to address data collection and reporting required by Senate Bill 303, requirements for training program curriculum approval, and technical fixes to previously adopted rules.

Read current Oregon Administrative Rules 333-333

The new and updated rules were informed by nine hours of Rules Advisory Committee (RAC) meetings, over 200 written public comments and over four hours of public hearings during the public comment period. Public hearings offered Spanish interpretation, American Sign Language interpretation, and communication access real time translation (CART captioning). 

We invite you to read our Letter to the Public which highlights frequent themes identified during the public comment period and how they have been addressed in the final rules. You can also read the Hearings Officer Report which summarizes comments and testimony received during the November 2023 public comment period.

Past Rulemaking