There hereby is established in the General Fund of the State Treasury an account to be known as the Public Welfare Account. All moneys in the Public Welfare Account hereby are appropriated for and shall be used by the Department of Human Services for the respective purposes authorized by law. The moneys in the Public Welfare Account and all appropriations from the account shall be subject to allotment made by the Oregon Department of Administrative Services.
The Department of Human Services shall keep a record of all moneys credited to and deposited in the Public Welfare Account. The record shall indicate by separate cumulative accounts the source from which the moneys are derived and the individual activity or program against which each withdrawal is charged.
The unobligated balance in the Public Welfare Account on June 30 of each odd-numbered year shall be determined by the Department of Human Services as of September 30 following the close of each biennium and certified to the Oregon Department of Administrative Services. The amount certified pursuant to this subsection shall revert to the General Fund and become available for general governmental purposes. [Formerly 411.240]
Atty. Gen. Opinions
Public Welfare Division records showing cost of medical services to welfare recipients as public records, (1972) Vol 35, p 1143