Administration of State Institutions

ORS 179.770

  • employees


In accordance with any applicable provisions of ORS chapter 183, the Department of Corrections, the Department of Human Services and the Oregon Health Authority may adopt any rules necessary to carry out ORS 179.610 (Definitions for ORS 179.610 to 179.770) to 179.770 (Rules).


Subject to any applicable provision of the State Personnel Relations Law, the agency may employ employees necessary to carry out ORS 179.610 (Definitions for ORS 179.610 to 179.770) to 179.770 (Rules). [Subsections (1) and (2) enacted as 1959 c.652 §20; subsection (3) as 1959 c.652 §12; 1989 c.348 §12; 2001 c.487 §12; 2009 c.595 §158]
§§ 179.610 to 179.770

Notes of Decisions

Parents were not denied equal protection by requirement that they pay support pursuant to [former] ORS 419.513 for child placed in foster care, for foster home is not "state institution" for purposes of these sections. State ex rel Juvenile Department v. Rankin, 30 Or App 239, 566 P2d 1209 (1977)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Status of a responsible relative of a needy recipient when the responsible relative is also subject to payment of support for another relative in a state institution, (1973) Vol 36, p 608; release of patient's confidential case records, (1974) Vol 36, p 1080; authority of Department of Revenue for access to confidential medical information to apply on behalf of patient under care of Mental Health Division for medical benefits, (1974) Vol 37, p 269; Mental Health Division billing for prisoner-patients transferred from correctional institutions to state institutions for mentally ill for cost of care and treatment, (1981) Vol 41, p 365


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