2013 ORS § 676.610¹
Director
  • appointment and qualifications
  • responsibilities
  • duties

(1)(a) The Health Licensing Office is under the supervision and control of a director, who is responsible for the performance of the duties, functions and powers and for the organization of the office.

(b) The Director of the Oregon Health Authority shall establish the qualifications for and appoint the Director of the Health Licensing Office, who holds office at the pleasure of the Director of the Oregon Health Authority.

(c) The Director of the Health Licensing Office shall receive a salary as provided by law or, if not so provided, as prescribed by the Director of the Oregon Health Authority.

(d) The Director of the Health Licensing Office is in the unclassified service.

(2) The Director of the Health Licensing Office shall provide the boards and councils administered by the office with such services and employees as the office requires to carry out the offices duties. Subject to any applicable provisions of the State Personnel Relations Law, the Director of the Health Licensing Office shall appoint all subordinate officers and employees of the office, prescribe their duties and fix their compensation.

(3) The Director of the Health Licensing Office is responsible for carrying out the duties, functions and powers under ORS 675.360 (Legislative findings) to 675.410 (Duties of Health Licensing Office under ORS 675.360 to 675.410), 676.575 (Purpose of Health Licensing Office) to 676.625 (Health Licensing Office Account), 676.800 (Behavior Analysis Regulatory Board), 676.805 (Disciplinary authority over persons licensed or registered), 676.992 (Civil penalties), 678.710 (Definitions for ORS 678.710 to 678.820) to 678.820 (Duties and powers of board and Health Licensing Office), 680.500 (Definitions for ORS 680.500 to 680.565) to 680.565 (Authority of Health Licensing Office and director), 687.405 (Direct entry midwifery defined) to 687.495 (Collection of data on birth and fetal death outcomes), 687.895 (Procedure for civil penalties), 688.701 (Definitions for ORS 688.701 to 688.734) to 688.734 (Disciplinary authority of Health Licensing Office), 688.800 (Definitions for ORS 688.800 to 688.840) to 688.840 (Immunity from civil liability), 690.005 (Definitions for ORS 690.005 to 690.225) to 690.225 (Inspections), 690.350 (Definitions for ORS 690.350 to 690.410) to 690.410 (Minimum standards of education and training), 691.405 (Definitions for ORS 691.405 to 691.485) to 691.485 (Board of Licensed Dietitians) and 694.015 (Definitions for ORS 694.015 to 694.170) to 694.170 (Duties of council) and ORS chapter 700.

(4) The enumeration of duties, functions and powers in subsection (3) of this section is not intended to be exclusive or to limit the duties, functions and powers imposed on or vested in the office by other statutes. [1999 c.885 §6; 2001 c.324 §1; 2005 c.648 §5; 2007 c.841 §14; 2009 c.701 §11; 2009 c.768 §28; 2011 c.346 §25; 2011 c.630 §15; 2013 c.314 §11; 2013 c.568 §2; 2013 c.771 §12]

Note: The amendments to 676.610 (Director) by section 2, chapter 568, Oregon Laws 2013, become operative July 1, 2014. See section 142, chapter 568, Oregon Laws 2013, as amended by section 146, chapter 568, Oregon Laws 2013. The text that is operative until July 1, 2014, including amendments by section 11, chapter 314, Oregon Laws 2013, and section 12, chapter 771, Oregon Laws 2013, is set forth for the users convenience.

676.610 (Director). (1)(a) The Oregon Health Licensing Agency is under the supervision and control of a director, who is responsible for the performance of the duties, functions and powers and for the organization of the agency.

(b) The Director of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services shall establish the qualifications for and appoint the Director of the Oregon Health Licensing Agency, who holds office at the pleasure of the Director of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services.

(c) The Director of the Oregon Health Licensing Agency shall receive a salary as provided by law or, if not so provided, as prescribed by the Director of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services.

(d) The Director of the Oregon Health Licensing Agency is in the unclassified service.

(2) The Director of the Oregon Health Licensing Agency shall provide the boards and councils administered by the agency with such services and employees as the agency requires to carry out the agencys duties. Subject to any applicable provisions of the State Personnel Relations Law, the Director of the Oregon Health Licensing Agency shall appoint all subordinate officers and employees of the agency, prescribe their duties and fix their compensation.

(3) The Director of the Oregon Health Licensing Agency is responsible for carrying out the duties, functions and powers under ORS 675.360 (Legislative findings) to 675.410 (Duties of Health Licensing Office under ORS 675.360 to 675.410), 676.575 (Purpose of Health Licensing Office) to 676.625 (Health Licensing Office Account), 676.800 (Behavior Analysis Regulatory Board), 676.805 (Disciplinary authority over persons licensed or registered), 676.992 (Civil penalties), 678.710 (Definitions for ORS 678.710 to 678.820) to 678.820 (Duties and powers of board and Health Licensing Office), 680.500 (Definitions for ORS 680.500 to 680.565) to 680.565 (Authority of Health Licensing Office and director), 687.405 (Direct entry midwifery defined) to 687.495 (Collection of data on birth and fetal death outcomes), 687.895 (Procedure for civil penalties), 688.701 (Definitions for ORS 688.701 to 688.734) to 688.734 (Disciplinary authority of Health Licensing Office), 688.800 (Definitions for ORS 688.800 to 688.840) to 688.840 (Immunity from civil liability), 690.005 (Definitions for ORS 690.005 to 690.225) to 690.225 (Inspections), 690.350 (Definitions for ORS 690.350 to 690.410) to 690.410 (Minimum standards of education and training), 691.405 (Definitions for ORS 691.405 to 691.485) to 691.485 (Board of Licensed Dietitians) and 694.015 (Definitions for ORS 694.015 to 694.170) to 694.170 (Duties of council) and ORS chapter 700.

(4) The enumeration of duties, functions and powers in subsection (3) of this section is not intended to be exclusive or to limit the duties, functions and powers imposed on or vested in the Oregon Health Licensing Agency by other statutes.

Note: Section 3, chapter 568, Oregon Laws 2013, provides:

Sec. 3. The Director of the Oregon Health Licensing Agency shall serve, on and after the operative date specified in section 142 of this 2013 Act [July 1, 2014], as the Director of the Health Licensing Office until the Director of the Oregon Health Authority appoints a new director under ORS 676.610 (Director). [2013 c.568 §3]