ORS 440.310¹
New district succeeds to and replaces abolished district

Each health district created by ORS 440.305 (District created coterminous with each district existing on July 2, 1957) (1) shall in all respects be the successor of and replace the territorially coterminous health district abolished by ORS 440.305 (District created coterminous with each district existing on July 2, 1957) (3). Without limiting the foregoing:

(1) A successor health district is:

(a) The owner of all assets of the succeeded health district, including real and personal property, money, water, water rights and riparian rights.

(b) Successor party to the contracts of the succeeded health district.

(c) Successor party to court proceedings in which the succeeded health district was a party.

(d) Successor obligor and subject to the indebtedness, bonded or otherwise, of the succeeded health district.

(2) A successor health district shall levy and collect any tax lawfully assessed or collect any tax lawfully assessed and levied, as the case may be, by the succeeded health district.

(3) The rules and regulations of the succeeded health district are the rules and regulations of the successor health district until changed under ORS 440.315 (Definitions for ORS 440.315 to 440.410) to 440.410 (Annual audit).

(4) The directors and officers of the succeeded health district are the directors and officers of the successor health district. [Formerly 441.200; 1987 c.158 §84]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 440—Health Districts; Port Hospitals, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors440.­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.
 
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