2017 ORS 179.711¹
Remittance of amounts due
  • refunds

(1) Remittance of amounts due for care of persons at state institutions as provided in ORS 179.610 (Definitions for ORS 179.610 to 179.770) to 179.770 (Rules) shall be made to the Department of Corrections or the Oregon Health Authority, as appropriate.

(2) The agency shall refund any unearned payment for the care of a person at a state institution where payment has been made in advance and the person dies or is discharged before the end of the period for which payment was made. Any refund shall be paid to the person, to the authorized representative of the person or to the decedent’s estate if the person has died. All claims for refunds approved by the agency shall be paid as provided in ORS 293.295 (When claim against moneys in State Treasury may be paid) to 293.462 (Payment of overdue account charges). Any amounts necessary for payment of refunds are appropriated from the money collected by that agency under the provisions of ORS 179.610 (Definitions for ORS 179.610 to 179.770) to 179.770 (Rules). [1959 c.652 §11; 1963 c.193 §1; 1973 c.546 §8; 1983 c.740 §44; 1989 c.348 §8; 2001 c.487 §8; 2009 c.595 §154; 2013 c.36 §64]

Notes of Decisions

Parents were not denied equal protec­tion by require­ment that they pay support pursuant to [former] ORS 419.513 for child placed in foster care, for foster home is not “state institu­tion” for purposes of these sec­tions. State ex rel Juvenile Depart­ment v. Rankin, 30 Or App 239, 566 P2d 1209 (1977)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Status of a responsible relative of a needy recipient when the responsible relative is also subject to pay­ment of support for an­oth­er relative in a state institu­tion, (1973) Vol 36, p 608; release of patient’s confidential case records, (1974) Vol 36, p 1080; authority of Depart­ment of Revenue for access to confidential medical in­for­ma­­tion to apply on behalf of patient under care of Mental Health Division for medical benefits, (1974) Vol 37, p 269; Mental Health Division billing for prisoner-patients transferred from correc­tional institu­tions to state institu­tions for mentally ill for cost of care and treat­ment, (1981) Vol 41, p 365

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 179—Administration of State Institutions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors179.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 179, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano179.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.