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Plc 1500  Respiratory Care Practitioners  INTERIM

OPLC is proposing to adopt Plc 1500 as INTERIM rules to regulate the practice of Respiratory Care.  If adopted, the rules will be in effect for 180 days or until regular (10-year) rules are adopted, whichever is sooner.  

The rules are expected to be on the agenda for JLCAR review at the meeting scheduled for November 17, 2022.  A  public hearing will be held when the rules are proposed as regular rules, but no public hearing will be held on the Proposed Interim Rules.  However, you may submit comments to on the Proposed Interim Rules; any comments received will be considered prior to establishing the Initial Proposal for regular rules.

The OPLC has filed a request for the JLCAR to enter a conditional approval in order to address OLS comments and make additional changes.  The changes are explained below:

Standing Orders

  • Standing Order 2021-1 The Executive Director’s Delegation of its Quasi-Judicial Authority and Responsibilities Related to Ophthalmic Dispensing and the Advisory Boards of Body Art Practitioners, Electrologists, Massage Therapists, and Reflexology, Structural Integrators & Asian Bodywork Therapists to the Hearings Examiner.

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