2011 ORS § 404.105¹
Program for air search and rescue
The Office of Emergency Management shall establish and maintain a program for the air search and rescue of lost aircraft and persons and for the air support of other emergency situations. The program established under this section may include, but is not limited to, the following:
(1) The formation of a volunteer air search and rescue organization and provision of appropriate training to this organization.
(2) Directing, coordinating and performing air activities in conjunction with air search and rescue and other emergency situations.
(3) Entering into agreements with private persons, volunteer organizations, and federal, state and local agencies for air search and rescue and other emergency activities.
(4) Such other related activities as may be deemed necessary and appropriate by the Director of the Office of Emergency Management. [Formerly 401.555]