Persons With Mental Illness

ORS 426.490

It is declared to be the policy and intent of the Legislative Assembly that the State of Oregon shall assist in improving the quality of life of persons with chronic mental illness within this state by ensuring the availability of an appropriate range of residential opportunities and related support services. [1979 c.784 §1; 2007 c.70 §207]
Note: 426.490 (Policy) to 426.500 (Powers and duties of Oregon Health Authority) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 426 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
Chapter 426

Notes of Decisions

The entire statutory scheme of involuntary commitment provides adequate procedural safeguards which satisfies the requirements of due process and equal protection. Dietrich v. Brooks, 27 Or App 821, 558 P2d 357 (1976), Sup Ct review denied

Atty. Gen. Opinions

County of residence paying mental commitment costs, (1979) Vol 40, p 147; civil commitment to Mental Health Division of person against whom criminal charges are pending, (1980) Vol 41, p 91

Law Review Citations

16 WLR 448 (1979)


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