ORS 676.610¹
Director
  • appointment and qualifications
  • responsibilities
  • duties

(1)(a) The Oregon Health Licensing Agency is under the supervision and control of a director, who is responsible for the performance of the duties, functions and powers and for the organization of the agency.

(b) The Director of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services shall establish the qualifications for and appoint the Director of the Oregon Health Licensing Agency, who holds office at the pleasure of the Director of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services.

(c) The Director of the Oregon Health Licensing Agency shall receive a salary as provided by law or, if not so provided, as prescribed by the Director of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services.

(d) The Director of the Oregon Health Licensing Agency shall be in the unclassified service.

(2) The Director of the Oregon Health Licensing Agency shall be responsible for the performance of duties and functions of the boards, councils and programs administered by the agency. The Director of the Oregon Health Licensing Agency shall provide the boards, councils and programs with such services and employees as the agency requires to carry out its duties. Subject to any applicable provisions of the State Personnel Relations Law, the Director of the Oregon Health Licensing Agency shall appoint all subordinate officers and employees of the agency, prescribe their duties and fix their compensation.

(3) Except as provided in section 18, chapter 885, Oregon Laws 1999, the Director of the Oregon Health Licensing Agency shall be responsible for carrying out the duties, functions and powers under ORS 675.360 (Legislative findings) to 675.410 (Duties of Oregon Health Licensing Agency under ORS 675.360 to 675.410), 680.500 (Definitions for ORS 680.500 to 680.570) to 680.570 (Disposition of receipts), 680.990 (Criminal penalties) (2), 687.405 ("Licensed direct entry midwife" defined) to 687.495 (Collection of data on births), 688.800 (Definitions for ORS 688.800 to 688.840) to 688.840 (Immunity from civil liability), 688.995 (Criminal penalty for violation of ORS 688.800 to 688.840), 690.005 (Definitions for ORS 690.005 to 690.235) to 690.235 (Fees), 690.350 (Definitions for ORS 690.350 to 690.430) to 690.430 (Duties of advisory council), 690.500 (Definitions for ORS 690.500 to 690.550) to 690.570 (Rules), 690.992 (Criminal penalties) and 694.015 (Definitions for ORS 694.015 to 694.185) to 694.185 (Fees) and ORS chapter 700.

(4) The enumeration of duties, functions and powers in subsection (3) of this section is not intended to be exclusive nor to limit the duties, functions and powers imposed on or vested in the Oregon Health Licensing Agency by other statutes. [1999 c.885 §6; 2001 c.324 §1; 2005 c.648 §5; 2007 c.841 §14]

Note: See note under 676.605 (Purpose of Oregon Health Licensing Agency).

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 676—Health Professions Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors676.­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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