2011 ORS § 676.625¹
Oregon Health Licensing Agency Account
  • fees
  • record keeping
  • disposition of receipts

(1) The Oregon Health Licensing Agency shall establish by rule and shall collect fees and charges to carry out the agencys responsibilities under ORS 676.605 (Purpose of Oregon Health Licensing Agency) to 676.625 (Oregon Health Licensing Agency Account) and 676.992 (Civil penalties) and any responsibility imposed on the agency pertaining to the boards, councils and programs administered and regulated by the agency pursuant to ORS 676.606 (Oversight and centralized service by agency).

(2) The Oregon Health Licensing Agency Account is established in the General Fund of the State Treasury. The account shall consist of the moneys credited to the account by the Legislative Assembly. All moneys in the account are appropriated continuously to and shall be used by the Oregon Health Licensing Agency for payment of expenses of the agency in carrying out the duties, functions and obligations of the agency, and for payment of the expenses of the boards, councils and programs administered and regulated by the agency pursuant to ORS 676.606 (Oversight and centralized service by agency). The agency shall keep a record of all moneys credited to the account and report the source from which the moneys are derived and the activity of each board, council or program that generated the moneys.

(3) Subject to prior approval of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services and a report to the Emergency Board prior to adopting fees and charges credited to the account, the fees and charges may not exceed the cost of administering the agency and the boards, councils and programs within the agency, as authorized by the Legislative Assembly within the agencys budget, as the budget may be modified by the Emergency Board.

(4) All moneys credited to the account pursuant to ORS 675.405 (Fees), 676.617 (Single facility license), 680.525 (Fees), 687.435 (Fees), 688.728 (Fees), 688.834 (Fees), 690.235 (Fees), 690.415 (Fees), 691.479 (Fees), 694.185 (Fees) and 700.080 (Fees), and moneys credited to the account from other agency and program fees established by the agency by rule, are continuously appropriated to the agency for carrying out the duties, functions and powers of the agency under ORS 676.605 (Purpose of Oregon Health Licensing Agency) to 676.625 (Oregon Health Licensing Agency Account) and 676.992 (Civil penalties).

(5) The moneys received from civil penalties assessed under ORS 676.992 (Civil penalties) shall be deposited and accounted for as are other moneys received by the agency and shall be for the administration and enforcement of the statutes governing the boards, councils and programs administered by the agency. [1999 c.885 §14; 2005 c.648 §13; 2009 c.701 §16; 2011 c.346 §30; 2011 c.630 §19]