HB 4081

  • Oregon House Bill
  • 2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Feb 03, 2020
  • Passed House Feb 21, 2020
  • Senate
  • Governor

Relating to physician assistants; declaring an emergency.


Removes requirement that physician assistant practice under supervising physician. Requires physician assistant to enter into collaboration agreement with physician, podiatric physician or qualified physician assistant. Defines "collaboration agreement.] Requires supervising physician, or supervising physician organization, to enter into practice agreement with physician assistant in order to use services of physician assistant. Prohibits Oregon Medical Board from requiring minimum number of hours during which supervising physician must be physically present to provide supervision. Requires that physician assistant have appropriate access to supervising physician. Requires physician assistant who prescribes and dispenses prescription drugs to maintain specified records and follow specified prescription labeling requirements. Becomes operative January 1, 2021. Declares emergency, effective on passage.

Bill Sponsors (12)



Mar 09, 2020


At Desk upon adjournment.

Feb 21, 2020


Third reading. Carried by Mitchell. Passed.

Feb 20, 2020


Carried over to February 21, 2020 Calendar by virtue of adjournment.

Feb 19, 2020


Second reading.

Feb 18, 2020


Recommendation: Do pass with amendments and be printed A-Engrossed.

Feb 13, 2020


Work Session held.

Feb 11, 2020


Public Hearing and Work Session held.

Feb 03, 2020


Referred to Health Care.

Feb 03, 2020


First reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.

Jan 27, 2020


Presession Released to the Public.

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
A-Engrossed PDF
House Amendments to Introduced PDF
Introduced PDF
HHC Amendment -1 PDF

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