Interstate Compacts on Juveniles and Children

ORS 417.346
Duties of Director of Human Services

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Subject to the availability of funds therefor, the Director of Human Services, in consultation with the Director of the Oregon Health Authority, shall:


Identify current programs and potential resources available to families providing care for a family member with a disability or chronic illness.


Develop a biennial plan for adequate funding and recommend budgetary priorities for family support services.


Develop a biennial cooperative plan for assuring a statewide interagency system of family support services.


Adopt rules for family support services that are guided by the goals and principles set forth in ORS 417.340 (Definitions for ORS 417.340 to 417.349) to 417.348 (Eligibility requirements). These rules shall contain a grievance procedure.


Make a biennial report to the Legislative Assembly on the state of the family support system, including strengths, deficiencies, cost savings and recommendations. This report shall include a comprehensive statement of the efforts of the Department of Human Services to carry out the policies and principles set forth in this legislation. The report shall include but not be limited to a list of family support services, a summary of costs and the number of clients served.


Establish a Family Support Advisory Council whose purpose is to review and comment on plans and services provided or contracted for family support by state agencies and advise the director on the state plans for coordinated family support services.


The council shall meet a minimum of four times per year.


The membership of the council shall be 51 percent consumers of family support services.


The remaining membership shall be composed of representatives of agencies providing family support services and representatives of advocacy groups. One member shall be a representative of the Department of Education. [1991 c.122 §4; 2001 c.900 §109; 2009 c.595 §358]


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