ORS 179.486¹
Payment of costs in connection with transfers and conveyances
  • medical reports to accompany certain inmates

(1) The institution from which a transfer or conveyance is made shall pay from its appropriation the cost of such of the following items as may be incurred in a particular case:

(a) Transportation and other expenses incidental to the transfer or conveyance, including the expenses of attendants where an attendant is directed to accompany the adult in custody.

(b) Hospital expenses incurred at the Oregon Health and Science University.

(c) Examination, treatment and hospital expenses incurred in favor of a physician, naturopathic physician, clinic or hospital, other than the Oregon Health and Science University.

(2) An adult in custody transferred or conveyed to the Oregon Health and Science University shall be accompanied by a report made by the physician or naturopathic physician in charge of the institution from which the transfer or conveyance is made, or by another physician or naturopathic physician designated by the physician or naturopathic physician in charge. The report shall contain the history of the case and the information required by blanks prepared by the School of Medicine or School of Dentistry, as the case may be. [1957 c.160 §5; 2017 c.356 §24; 2019 c.213 §51]

Notes of Decisions

Person on release from county jail pending parole revoca­tion pro­ceed­ing was not within scope of this sec­tion because he was not confined in state correc­tional institu­tion. Salem Hospital v. Marion County, 307 Or 213, 766 P2d 376 (1988)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Responsibility for pay­ment of medical bills incurred by per­sons on temporary leave or work release status, (1983) Vol 43, p 192

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 179—Administration of State Institutions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors179.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 179, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano179.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information