2013 ORS § 441.637¹
Rules
  • submission of rules to advisory group

(1) The Department of Human Services shall implement the provisions of ORS 441.630 (Definitions for ORS 441.630 to 441.680 and 441.995) to 441.680 (Spiritual healing alone not considered abuse of resident) and 441.995 (Factors considered in determining penalties under ORS 441.630 to 441.680) and shall adopt such rules as are reasonably necessary for the enforcement of ORS 441.630 (Definitions for ORS 441.630 to 441.680 and 441.995) to 441.680 (Spiritual healing alone not considered abuse of resident) and 441.995 (Factors considered in determining penalties under ORS 441.630 to 441.680).

(2) Prior to proceeding with the procedures for notice prescribed under ORS 183.335 (Notice), the department shall submit any proposed rules to an advisory group consisting of representatives of long term care providers, long term care advocates, relevant licensing boards and the department. The department shall consider and respond to the comments of the advisory group that pertain to any proposed rules before the department adopts the rules. [1993 c.759 §10(1),(2)]

Note: 441.637 (Rules), 441.676 (Investigation of licensing violations), 441.677 (Letter of determination), 441.678 (Review of finding that nursing assistant responsible for abuse) and 441.679 (Preemployment inquiries) were added to and made a part of 441.630 (Definitions for ORS 441.630 to 441.680 and 441.995) to 441.680 (Spiritual healing alone not considered abuse of resident) by legislative action but were not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.