2011 ORS § 430.364¹
Consideration given requests for priority

Within the limits of available funds, in giving priority consideration under ORS 430.359 (Funding of services) (2), the Oregon Health Authority shall:

(1) Identify all applications containing funding proposals for minority programs and assess the extent to which such funding proposals address the needs of minorities as stated in ORS 430.362 (Application requirements for priority consideration), adjusting such amounts as it deems justified on the basis of the facts presented for its consideration and such additional information as may be necessary to determine an appropriate level of funding for such programs, and award such funds to those applicants for the purposes stated in the application; and

(2) After making a determination of the appropriate level of funding minority programs under subsection (1) of this section, assess the remaining portions of all applications containing minority program funding proposals together with applications which do not contain funding proposals for minority programs on the basis of the remaining community need determined by the local planning committee for alcohol and drug prevention and treatment services under ORS 430.342 (Local planning committees), adjusting such amounts as it deems justified on the basis of the facts presented for its consideration and such additional information as may be necessary to determine an appropriate level of funding such programs, and award such funds to those applicants. [1977 c.856 §11; 2009 c.595 §488; 2011 c.673 §25]