ORS 431.345¹
Minimum standards for financial assistance to local boards of health

In order to establish criteria for local boards of health to qualify for such financial assistance as may be made available, the Department of Human Services, upon receipt of written approval from the Conference of Local Health Officials shall adopt minimum standards governing:

(1) Education and experience for professional and technical personnel employed in local health departments, such standards to be consistent with any applicable merit system.

(2) Organization, operation and extent of activities which are required or expected of local health departments to carry out their responsibilities in implementing the public health laws of this state and the rules of the Department of Human Services. [1967 c.146 §5 (enacted in lieu of 431.320); 1977 c.582 §23]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 431—State and Local Administration and Enforcement of Health Laws, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors431.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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