2007 ORS § 430.338¹
Purposes of laws related to alcoholism

The purposes of ORS 430.306 (Definitions for ORS 430.315 to 430.335, 430.397 and 430.399), 430.338 (Purposes of laws related to alcoholism) to 430.380 (Mental Health Alcoholism and Drug Services Account), 471.810 (Distribution of available moneys in Oregon Liquor Control Commission Account), 473.030 (Tax on wines and malt beverages) and 473.050 (When privilege tax not imposed) are:

(1) To encourage local units of government to provide treatment and rehabilitation services to persons suffering from alcoholism;

(2) To foster sound local planning to address the problem of alcoholism and its social consequences;

(3) To promote a variety of treatment and rehabilitation services for alcoholics designed to meet the therapeutic needs of diverse segments of a community’s population, recognizing that no single approach to alcoholism treatment and rehabilitation is suitable to every individual;

(4) To increase the independence and ability of individuals recovering from alcoholism to lead satisfying and productive lives, thereby reducing continued reliance upon therapeutic support;

(5) To insure sufficient emphasis upon the unique treatment and rehabilitation needs of minorities; and

(6) To stimulate adequate evaluation of alcoholism treatment and rehabilitation programs. [1977 c.856 §1]

Note: 430.338 (Purposes of laws related to alcoholism) and 430.342 (Local alcoholism planning committees) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 430 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.