Oregon Chiropractic Examiners Board: Power to discipline unlicensed practitioners

In Tuan Ahn Tran v. Board of Chiropractic Examiners (A147147), decided January 16, 2013….

The Oregon Court of Appeals parses ORS Chapter 684 and ORS 684.100 et seq. “Grounds for discipline of licensee or refusal to license; restoration; suspension; competency examinations; confidential information”

Excerpt:

The State Board of Chiropractic Examiners (board) found that petitioner had committed more than 800 violations of the provisions of ORS chapter 684, which governs the practice of chiropractic, and imposed a civil penalty of $201,250. Petitioner 5 seeks judicial review of the board’s order, arguing that the board lacks the power to discipline him because he never applied for or received a license to practice chiropractic in Oregon….” [Link to full case.]

Read more about the licensing of chiropractors at the Oregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners.