OAR 333-014-0580
Local Public Health Authority Governance

As provided in ORS 431.413 (Powers and duties of local public health authorities)(3) and ORS 190.110 (Authority of units of local government and state agencies to cooperate), a local public health authority may contract or enter into an agreement with an entity to perform public health services or activities but that entity may not perform any function, duty or power of the local public health authority related to governance. Functions, duties and powers related to governance include but are not limited to:
(1) The exercise of any police power.
(2) Any duty of the governing body of a local public health authority under ORS 431.415 (Duties of governing bodies of local public health authorities).
(3) Enforcement of public health laws, including but not limited to taking an action on a license or permit as described in ORS 431.150 (Enforcement of public health laws generally).
(4) Ensuring due process for persons with due process rights.
(5) Issuing any order authorized under ORS 431A.010 (Power of Oregon Health Authority and local public health administrators to enforce public health laws) or ORS chapter 433.
(6) Imposing civil penalties.
(7) Compelling the production of records during a disease outbreak investigation.
(8) Petitioning the court for an isolation or quarantine order under ORS 433.121 (Emergency administrative order for isolation or quarantine) to 433.142 (Petition for isolation of contaminated property).
(9) Taking any action authorized during a declared public health emergency under ORS 433.441 (Proclamation of public health emergency).

Source: Rule 333-014-0580 — Local Public Health Authority Governance, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=333-014-0580.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 333-014-0580’s source at or​.us