ORS 441.525¹
Definitions for ORS 441.525 to 441.595

As used in ORS 441.525 (Definitions for ORS 441.525 to 441.595) to 441.595 (Construction of ORS 441.525 to 441.595), unless the context requires otherwise:

(1) "Adult congregate living facility" means any institution, building or buildings, residential facility for elderly persons and persons with disabilities, or other place, operated as a nonprofit corporation which undertakes through its ownership or management to provide housing, meals and the availability of other supportive services.

(2) "Authority" means any public authority organized or existing pursuant to ORS 441.525 (Definitions for ORS 441.525 to 441.595) to 441.595 (Construction of ORS 441.525 to 441.595).

(3) "Governing body" means the county court, board of county commissioners, council or other legislative body of any municipality.

(4) "Hospital facility" means any structure, system, machinery, equipment or other real or personal property useful for or incidental to inpatient or outpatient care or administration, service or support for such care or any combination thereof which is provided by a political subdivision of this state or any private nonprofit corporation, which is operating or proposes to operate an adult congregate living facility, or a health care facility as defined by ORS 442.015 (Definitions).

(5) "Municipality" means any health district, city or county and further means any municipal corporation resulting from a city-county or city consolidation or a merger of cities. [1973 c.153 §2; 1981 c.161 §1; 1983 c.740 §157; 1989 c.224 §94; 2007 c.70 §241]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Hospital Facility Authority providing nursing home facilities, (1978) Vol 39, p 96

Chapter 441

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Licensing and phantom beds, (1970) Vol 40, p 171; a hospital's employing a licensed physical therapist as unauthorized practice, (1975) Vol 37, p 963

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 441—Health Care Facilities, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors441.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 441, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­441ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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