Oregon Licensing of Denturists, Measure 5 (1978)

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The Oregon Licensing of Denturists Bill, also known as Measure 5, was on the November 7, 1978 ballot in Oregon as an initiated state statute, where it was approved. The measure required the licensing of denturists and their assistants, established licensing requirements and created the Advisory Council on Denture Technology.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 5 (1978)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 704,480 77.76%
No201,46322.24%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

5. AUTHORIZES, REGULATES PRACTICE OF DENTURE TECHNOLOGY
Purpose: Measure authorizes taking oral impressions by licensed denturist, and constructing, repairing, fitting, etc. of dentures by licensed denturists or their assistants. Treatment requires dentist’s or physician’s certificate that oral cavity is free from disease and suitable for denture. Establishes licensing requirements, creates Advisory Council on Denture Technology within Health Division. Any dental insurance policy covering any service which may be performed by denturists must cover denturists’ services. Major provisions of Act effective July 1, 1980.

YES □

NO □ [2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed December 9, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.