ORS 411.640¹
Unlawfully receiving public assistance

A person has received an overpayment of public assistance, for purposes of ORS 411.703 (Issuance of warrants for overpayment of public assistance), if the person has:

(1) Received, either for the benefit of the person or for the benefit of any other person, any amount or type of general assistance or public assistance, as defined in ORS 411.010 (Definitions), to which the person or such other person is not entitled under state law;

(2) Spent lawfully received public assistance that was designated by the Department of Human Services for a specific purpose on an expense not approved by the department and not considered a basic requirement under standards adopted by the department pursuant to ORS 411.070 (Statewide standards for public assistance);

(3) Misappropriated public assistance by cashing and retaining the proceeds of a check on which the person is not the payee and the check has not been lawfully endorsed or assigned to the person; or

(4) Failed to reimburse the department, when required by law, for public assistance furnished for a need for which the person is compensated by another source. [1963 c.499 §4; 2007 c.118 §1]

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Atty. Gen. Opinions

Public Welfare Division records showing cost of medical services to welfare recipients as public records, (1972) Vol 35, p 1143

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 411—Adult and Family Services; Public Assistance, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors411.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 411, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­411ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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