OREGON HEALTH AND SCIENCE UNIVERSITY

ORS 353.020
Oregon Health and Science University as public corporation

  • establishment
  • status


Oregon Health and Science University is established as a public corporation and shall exercise and carry out all powers, rights and privileges that are expressly conferred upon it, are implied by law or are incident to such powers. The university shall be a governmental entity performing governmental functions and exercising governmental powers. The university shall be an independent public corporation with statewide purposes and missions and without territorial boundaries. The university shall be a governmental entity but shall not be considered a unit of local or municipal government or a state agency for purposes of state statutes or constitutional provisions. [1995 c.162 §2; 1999 c.291 §2; 2001 c.123 §1]

Notes of Decisions

Although independent of state for certain purposes, for purposes of governmental immunity, university remains state instrumentality performing state functions. Clarke v. Oregon Health Sciences University, 206 Or App 610, 138 P3d 900 (2006), aff'd 343 Or 581, 175 P3d 418 (2007)


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