2007 ORS § 409.410¹
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Programs
  • duties of director
  • rules

(1) The Director of Human Services shall administer all alcohol and drug abuse programs, including but not limited to programs or components of programs described in ORS 430.397 (Voluntary admission of person to treatment facility) to 430.401 (Liability of public officers), 475.225 (Education and research), 743.557 and 743.558 and ORS chapters 430 and 801 to 822.

(2) Subject to ORS 417.300 (Purpose of ORS 417.305) and 417.305 (Legislative findings relating to serving children and families), the director shall:

(a) Report to the Legislative Assembly on accomplishments and issues occurring during each biennium, and report on a new biennial plan describing resources, needs and priorities for all alcohol and drug abuse programs.

(b) Develop within the Department of Human Services priorities for alcohol and drug abuse programs and activities.

(c) Monitor the priorities of approved alcohol and drug abuse related programs in all other state agencies.

(d) Conduct statewide and special planning processes which provide for participation from state and local agencies, groups and individuals.

(e) Identify the needs of special populations including minorities, elderly, youth, women and individuals with disabilities.

(f) Subject to ORS chapter 183, adopt such rules as are necessary for the performance of the duties and functions specified by this section, ORS 409.010 (Department of Human Services) and 430.255 (Governor's Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse Programs) to 430.630 (Services to be provided by community mental health and developmental disabilities program), or otherwise lawfully delegated.

(3) The director may apply for, receive and administer funds, including federal funds and grants, from sources other than the state. Subject to expenditure limitation set by the Legislative Assembly, funds received under this subsection may be expended by the director:

(a) For the study, prevention or treatment of alcohol and drug abuse and dependence in this state.

(b) To provide training, both within this state and in other states, in the prevention and treatment of alcohol and drug abuse and dependence. [Formerly 184.757; 1997 c.166 §1; 2001 c.900 §73]