2015 ORS § 430.306¹
Definitions

As used in ORS 430.262 (Registration of sobering facilities), 430.315 (Policy), 430.335 (Responsibility of Oregon Health Authority relating to alcohol and drug dependence), 430.342 (Local planning committees), 430.397 (Voluntary admission of person to treatment facility), 430.399 (When person must be taken to treatment facility or sobering facility), 430.401 (Liability of public officers, providers, treatment facilities and sobering facilities), 430.402 (Prohibitions on local governments as to crimes involving use of alcohol or drugs), 430.420 (Integration of drug treatment services into criminal justice system) and 430.630 (Services to be provided by community mental health programs), unless the context requires otherwise:

(1) Alcoholic means any person who has lost the ability to control the use of alcoholic beverages, or who uses alcoholic beverages to the extent that the health of the person or that of others is substantially impaired or endangered or the social or economic function of the person is substantially disrupted. An alcoholic may be physically dependent, a condition in which the body requires a continuing supply of alcohol to avoid characteristic withdrawal symptoms, or psychologically dependent, a condition characterized by an overwhelming mental desire for continued use of alcoholic beverages.

(2) Detoxification center means a publicly or privately operated profit or nonprofit facility approved by the Oregon Health Authority that provides emergency care or treatment for alcoholics or drug-dependent persons.

(3) Director of the treatment facility means the person in charge of treatment and rehabilitation programs at a treatment facility.

(4) Drug-dependent person means one who has lost the ability to control the personal use of controlled substances or other substances with abuse potential, or who uses such substances or controlled substances to the extent that the health of the person or that of others is substantially impaired or endangered or the social or economic function of the person is substantially disrupted. A drug-dependent person may be physically dependent, a condition in which the body requires a continuing supply of a drug or controlled substance to avoid characteristic withdrawal symptoms, or psychologically dependent, a condition characterized by an overwhelming mental desire for continued use of a drug or controlled substance.

(5) Halfway house means a publicly or privately operated profit or nonprofit, residential facility approved by the authority that provides rehabilitative care and treatment for alcoholics or drug-dependent persons.

(6) Local planning committee means a local planning committee for alcohol and drug prevention and treatment services appointed or designated by the county governing body under ORS 430.342 (Local planning committees).

(7) Police officer means a member of a law enforcement unit who is employed on a part-time or full-time basis as a peace officer, commissioned by a city, a county or the Department of State Police and responsible for enforcing the criminal laws of this state and any person formally deputized by the law enforcement unit to take custody of a person who is intoxicated or under the influence of controlled substances.

(8) Sobering facility means a facility that meets all of the following criteria:

(a) The facility operates for the purpose of providing to individuals who are acutely intoxicated a safe, clean and supervised environment until the individuals are no longer acutely intoxicated.

(b) The facility contracts with or is affiliated with a treatment program or a provider approved by the authority to provide addiction treatment, and the contract or affiliation agreement includes, but is not limited to, case consultation, training and advice and a plan for making referrals to addiction treatment.

(c) The facility, in consultation with the addiction treatment program or provider, has adopted comprehensive written policies and procedures incorporating best practices for the safety of intoxicated individuals, employees of the facility and volunteers at the facility.

(d) The facility is registered with the Oregon Health Authority under ORS 430.262 (Registration of sobering facilities).

(9) Treatment facility includes outpatient facilities, inpatient facilities and other facilities the authority determines suitable and that provide services that meet minimum standards established under ORS 430.357 (Minimum standards), any of which may provide diagnosis and evaluation, medical care, detoxification, social services or rehabilitation for alcoholics or drug-dependent persons and which operate in the form of a general hospital, a state hospital, a foster home, a hostel, a clinic or other suitable form approved by the authority. [1973 c.682 §1a (enacted in lieu of 430.305); 1977 c.856 §2; 1979 c.744 §24; 1987 c.61 §1; 2001 c.900 §136; 2009 c.595 §480; 2011 c.673 §18; 2015 c.730 §1]