2007 ORS § 426.310¹
Reimbursement of county in case of nonresident patients

(1) If the mentally ill person is a resident of some other county in this state, the county making the commitment shall be reimbursed by the county of which the person is a resident. All reasonable and actual expenses incurred and paid by the county by reason of the care, custody, treatment, investigation examination and commitment hearing shall, upon presentation of a copy of the order of the judge making the examination and commitment, together with a properly itemized and certified claim covering the expense, be promptly paid to the county by the county of which the person was a resident. The expenses reimbursed under this subsection shall include any expenses incurred to pay for representation of the state’s interest under ORS 426.100 (Advice of court) and 426.250 (Payment of costs related to commitment proceedings).

(2) If an allegedly mentally ill person is a resident of some other county in this state, a county attempting a commitment shall be reimbursed by the county of which the person is a resident, as defined in ORS 426.241 (Payment of care, custody and treatment costs), for all actual, reasonable expenses incurred and paid by the county attempting commitment by reason of the care, custody, treatment, investigation examination and commitment hearing. The expenses reimbursed under this subsection shall include any expenses incurred to pay for representation of the state’s interest under ORS 426.100 (Advice of court) and 426.250 (Payment of costs related to commitment proceedings). [Amended by 1975 c.690 §22; 1977 c.764 §7; 1979 c.392 §2; 1987 c.903 §34]