Powers of Attorney

ORS 127.532
Appointment

  • term of office
  • rules


(1)

The Advance Directive Adoption Committee is established within the division of the Oregon Health Authority that is charged with performing the public health functions of the state.

(2)

(a) The committee consists of 13 members.

(b)

One member shall be the Long Term Care Ombudsman or the designee of the Long Term Care Ombudsman.

(c)

The other 12 members shall be appointed by the Governor as follows:

(A)

One member who represents primary health care providers.

(B)

One member who represents hospitals.

(C)

One member who is a clinical ethicist affiliated with a health care facility located in this state, or affiliated with a health care organization offering health care services in this state.

(D)

Two members who are health care providers with expertise in palliative or hospice care, one of whom is not employed by a hospital or other health care facility, a health care organization or an insurer.

(E)

One member who represents individuals with disabilities.

(F)

One member who represents consumers of health care services.

(G)

One member who represents the long term care community.

(H)

One member with expertise advising or assisting consumers with end-of-life decisions.

(I)

One member from among members proposed by the Oregon State Bar who has extensive experience in elder law and advising individuals on how to execute an advance directive.

(J)

One member from among members proposed by the Oregon State Bar who has extensive experience in estate planning and advising individuals on how to make end-of-life decisions.

(K)

One member from among members proposed by the Oregon State Bar who has extensive experience in health law.

(3)

The term of office of each member of the committee is four years, but a member serves at the pleasure of the appointing authority. Before the expiration of the term of a member, the appointing authority shall appoint a successor whose term begins on January 1 next following. A member is eligible for reappointment. If there is a vacancy for any cause, the appointing authority shall make an appointment to become immediately effective for the unexpired term.

(4)

A majority of the members of the committee constitutes a quorum for the transaction of business.

(5)

Official action by the committee requires the approval of a majority of the members of the committee.

(6)

The committee shall elect one of its members to serve as chairperson.

(7)

The committee shall meet at times and places specified by the call of the chairperson or of a majority of the members of the committee, provided that the committee meets at least twice a year.

(8)

The committee may adopt rules necessary for the operation of the committee.

(9)

Members of the committee are not entitled to compensation, but may be reimbursed for actual and necessary travel and other expenses incurred by them in the performance of their official duties in the manner and amounts provided for in ORS 292.495 (Compensation and expenses of members of state boards and commissions). Claims for expenses shall be paid out of funds appropriated to the Oregon Health Authority for purposes of the committee. [2018 c.36 §2]
§§ 127.510 to 127.585

Law Review Citations

26 WLR 317-338 (1990); 71 OLR 909 (1992)


Source

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Jun. 26, 2021