Senior and Disability Services

ORS 410.435
Expansion of Oregon Project Independence

  • rules


Notwithstanding ORS 410.430 (Eligibility for authorized services) and subject to the conditions described in subsection (2) of this section, the Department of Human Services shall adopt rules expanding the eligibility requirements of Oregon Project Independence to cover persons 19 years of age or older with physical disabilities.


The department may not adopt the rules expanding Oregon Project Independence described in subsection (1) of this section unless the amount of moneys in the Oregon Project Independence Fund established in ORS 410.422 (Oregon Project Independence Fund) is sufficient to provide services to eligible clients under ORS 410.410 (Definitions for ORS 410.410 to 410.480) to 410.480 (Required record keeping) and is sufficient to fund the expansion of the program to persons with physical disabilities.


Rules adopted under subsection (1) of this section are valid only for the biennium in which the rules are adopted. [2005 c.749 §9; 2011 c.201 §4]
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Notes of Decisions

Agency rules making placement of handicapped and elderly persons factor of their primary service needs and providing for different residential facilities to accommodate persons with different needs were consistent with provisions of this chapter in effect at time petitioner, who was mentally retarded, was refused placement at facility which primarily served elderly. Dempsey v. Senior Services Division, 92 Or App 163, 758 P2d 367 (1988)


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