ORS 442.507¹
Assistance to rural emergency medical service systems

(1) With the moneys transferred to the Office of Rural Health by ORS 442.625 (Emergency Medical Services Enhancement Account), the office shall establish a dedicated grant program for the purpose of providing assistance to rural communities to enhance emergency medical service systems.

(2) Communities, as well as nonprofit or governmental agencies serving those communities, may apply to the office for grants on forms developed by the office.

(3) The office shall make the final decision concerning which entities receive grants, but the office may seek advice from the Rural Health Coordinating Council, the State Emergency Medical Service Committee and other appropriate individuals experienced with emergency medical services.

(4) The office may make grants to entities for the purchase of equipment, the establishment of new rural emergency medical service systems or the improvement of existing rural emergency medical service systems.

(5) With the exception of printing and mailing expenses associated with the grant program, the Office of Rural Health shall pay for administrative costs of the program with funds other than those transferred under ORS 442.625 (Emergency Medical Services Enhancement Account). [1999 c.1056 §5]

Chapter 442

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Participa­tion of hospital owners or administrators in joint review of hospital expenses, services, (1978) Vol 38, p 2060; State Health Planning and Develop­ment Agency's responsibility to evaluate and act upon nursing home budget and rate increase notifica­tions where posi­tions and funds are deleted from agency's budget, (1979) Vol 40, p 56; health systems agency's failure to review or submit recommenda­tion and findings on applica­tion for certificate of need, (1979) Vol 40, p 135

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 442—Health Planning, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors442.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 442, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­442ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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