Public Assistance and Medical Assistance

ORS 411.811
Distribution by tribal councils

  • duties of department with respect to food distribution programs
  • rules


(1)

A tribal council of an Indian tribe may make direct distribution of food commodities to recipients.

(2)

With respect to food distribution programs, the Department of Human Services shall:

(a)

Execute agreements necessary to maintain the eligibility of this state to receive food commodities, and to carry into effect ORS 411.806 (Definitions for ORS 411.806 to 411.845) to 411.845 (Prosecution) relating to such programs, including agreements with other agencies of this state, with the federal government and its agencies, and with tribal councils of Indian tribes;

(b)

Order, ship and store food commodities pending their delivery to tribal councils of Indian tribes or otherwise for direct distribution to recipients;

(c)

Determine and require that the storage, distribution and handling of food commodities are made in accordance with state and federal laws, rules, regulations and requirements;

(d)

Determine the quantities of food commodities which recipients shall be entitled to receive with respect to any period and geographical area; and

(e)

Except as otherwise provided by ORS 411.816 (Eligibility for and amount of assistance), adopt and enforce rules necessary to maintain the eligibility of this state to receive food commodities and to carry into effect ORS 411.806 (Definitions for ORS 411.806 to 411.845) to 411.845 (Prosecution) relating to such programs. [1963 c.599 §5 (enacted in lieu of 411.810); 1971 c.779 §27; 1989 c.942 §1]
Chapter 411

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Public Welfare Division records showing cost of medical services to welfare recipients as public records, (1972) Vol 35, p 1143


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