Help change the Oregon law for makeup artists by coming to a legislative hearing and showing your support!

This bill will allow makeup artists to work on professional photo shoots and theatrical productions (film/tv) in Oregon without needing an esthetic license.

A hearing for Senate Bill #836 is scheduled for this Monday April 8, 2013 at 3pm – 5pm Hearing Room B

Capitol Address:
900 Court St. NE
Salem, OR 97301

The information on this bill is found on the link below and in the text below. Please note that it is #7 that is being changed. The wording in parenthesis will be deleted if this bill shall pass.

If you would like to testify at the hearing, or write a letter of support, please contact Celena Rubin. Letters must be in by 4pm today.  We can use as many support letters as we can get! [email protected]

Senate Bill 836

Sponsored by Senator BURDICK, Representative WILLIAMSON, Senator STEINER HAYWARD; Senator HASS, Representative BUCKLEY

The following summary is not prepared by the sponsors of the measure and is not a part of the body thereof subject to consideration by the Legislative Assembly. It is an editor’s brief statement of the essential features of the measure as introduced.

Modifies exemption to provisions regulating cosmetology disciplines. Declares emergency, effective on passage.


Relating to cosmetology disciplines; amending ORS 690.025; and declaring an emergency.
Be It Enacted by the People of the State of Oregon: SECTION 1. ORS 690.025 is amended to read: 690.025. ORS 690.005 to 690.235 do not apply to:
(1) Persons who perform service without compensation in case of emergency or in domestic administration.
(2) Persons licensed by a health professional regulatory board listed in ORS 676.160 who are acting within the scope of their professional license.
(3) Persons identified by the Oregon Health Licensing Agency or Board of Cosmetology by rule who are acting under the authority of a hospital or long term care facility licensed under ORS 441.025 or a residential facility licensed under ORS 443.415.
(4) Persons engaged in rendering emergency medical assistance as defined in ORS 30.800.
(5) Persons licensed by the State Board of Pharmacy, merchants or other individuals when demonstrating apparatus or supplies for purposes of sale.
(6) Commissioned medical and surgical officers and personnel of the United States Armed Ser- vices while operating on a military base and personnel of correctional institutions while operating on the premises of a correctional facility.

(7) Persons applying temporary makeup, combing hair or applying hair spray[, without compensation specifically for the application or combing,] for the sole purpose of preparing [any] an individual for a professional photograph or theatrical performance.

(8) A student while engaged in training at the direction of and under the direct supervision of the faculty of a school licensed under ORS 345.010 to 345.450 to teach a field of practice.
(9) The agency may exempt practitioners providing services at charitable or fund raising events. In establishing an exemption, the agency shall consider and evaluate each written request on an individual basis.
SECTION 2. This 2013 Act being necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health and safety, an emergency is declared to exist, and this 2013 Act takes effect on its passage.

NOTE: Matter in boldfaced type in an amended section is new; matter [italic and bracketed] is existing law to be omitted. New sections are in boldfaced type.
LC 3876


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