2013 ORS § 441.615¹
Powers and responsibilities of department
  • rules

In the administration of ORS 441.600 (Definitions for ORS 441.600 to 441.625) to 441.625 (Retaliation against resident exercising rights prohibited), 441.710 (Civil penalties) and 441.715 (Objective criteria for civil penalties), the Department of Human Services shall have the following powers and responsibilities:

(1) To inspect any facility and the records of any facility to insure compliance with ORS 441.600 (Definitions for ORS 441.600 to 441.625) to 441.625 (Retaliation against resident exercising rights prohibited), 441.710 (Civil penalties) and 441.715 (Objective criteria for civil penalties).

(2) To adopt rules in accordance with ORS chapter 183, including but not limited to procedures for investigations and administrative hearings.

(3) To file complaints and initiate proceedings for the enforcement of ORS 441.600 (Definitions for ORS 441.600 to 441.625) to 441.625 (Retaliation against resident exercising rights prohibited), 441.710 (Civil penalties) and 441.715 (Objective criteria for civil penalties) or of rules adopted under ORS 441.600 (Definitions for ORS 441.600 to 441.625) to 441.625 (Retaliation against resident exercising rights prohibited), 441.710 (Civil penalties) and 441.715 (Objective criteria for civil penalties).

(4) To issue subpoenas. [1979 c.261 §3]