Motor Vehicle Accident Fund
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(1) There is created a fund to be known as the Motor Vehicle Accident Fund, to be held and deposited by the State Treasurer in such banks as are authorized to receive deposits of the General Fund.
(2) All moneys received by the Department of Human Services under this chapter shall forthwith be paid to the State Treasurer, and shall become a part of the fund.
(3) The following shall be paid from the fund:
(a) All claims and benefits allowed by the department or finally adjudged affirmatively by a court on appeal in the amounts allowed or adjudged and within the limitations of ORS 445.060 (Limitation on benefits for care supplied) and 445.070 (Additional benefits permitted within limits).
(b) All expenses of litigation incurred by the department on any appeal.
(c) All court costs and disbursements assessed against the department.
(d) All salaries, clerk hire, advances and reimbursement of travel costs and expenses incurred by the department in the administration of this chapter.
(e) Expenses incurred by the department in the administration of the Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Systems Program created pursuant to ORS 431.623 (Program created in Department of Human Services). The total amount of all payments from the fund for purposes of this paragraph shall be equal to $891,450 each biennium.
(4) Liability for payment of claims or judgments thereon, or both, and expenses authorized by this chapter shall be limited to the fund and all additions thereto made under this chapter. [Amended by 1965 c.376 §2; 1983 c.338 §29; 1983 c.740 §165; 1985 c.279 §4; 1997 c.546 §1; 2001 c.668 §6]
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