Department of Human Services

ORS 409.100

  • appointment
  • confirmation
  • salary and expenses


The Department of Human Services shall be under the supervision and control of the Director of Human Services, who is responsible for providing for programs for the delivery to the public of the services assigned to the department by ORS 409.010 (Department of Human Services) or otherwise, and for undertaking long-range planning necessary for the effective and efficient delivery of these services.


The Governor shall appoint the director. The director may be removed at any time at the pleasure of the Governor. The appointment of the director is subject to confirmation by the Senate in the manner provided in ORS 171.562 (Procedures for confirmation) and 171.565 (Vote required for confirmation).


The director shall receive such salary as may be provided by law or, if not so provided, as may be fixed by the Governor, and shall be reimbursed for all expenses actually and necessarily incurred by the director in the performance of official duties. [Formerly 184.755; 1999 c.421 §§4,5]
Chapter 409

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Use of division's client records by another departmental division, (1974) Vol 37, p 186


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