2015 ORS 243.140¹
Health benefit and dental plans for persons operating foster homes

(1) Persons whose homes are certified as a foster home by the Department of Human Services under ORS 418.630 (Foster home must be certified as approved) and as defined in ORS 418.625 (Definitions for ORS 418.625 to 418.645) (3) may participate in a health benefit plan available to employees pursuant to ORS 243.105 (Definitions for ORS 243.105 to 243.285) to 243.285 (Salary deductions) at the expense of the foster parent. For such purposes, foster parents shall be considered eligible employees.

(2) A person who maintains a developmental disability child foster home that is certified by the department under ORS 443.830 (Definitions for ORS 443.830 and 443.835) and 443.835 (Certificate required) may participate in a health benefit plan available to employees pursuant to ORS 243.105 (Definitions for ORS 243.105 to 243.285) to 243.285 (Salary deductions) at the expense of the person. For such purposes, the person maintaining the home shall be considered an eligible employee.

(3) Persons who participate in the health benefit plan pursuant to subsections (1) and (2) of this section may also participate in a dental plan available to employees pursuant to ORS 243.105 (Definitions for ORS 243.105 to 243.285) to 243.285 (Salary deductions) at the expense of the foster parent or the person maintaining the developmental disability child foster home. [1989 c.550 §3; 1991 c.578 §1; 1997 c.222 §31; 1999 c.316 §8; 2001 c.900 §239; 2013 c.731 §5]

Note: 243.140 (Health benefit and dental plans for persons operating foster homes) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 243 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Proxy voting at board meeting, (1974) Vol 36, p 1064; authority of po­lit­i­cal subdivision participating in Public Employes' Retire­ment System to obtain fringe benefit plans for employes, (1975) Vol 37, p 714

Chapter 243

Notes of Decisions

Effect of Public Employe Rela­tions Act is to modify authority of Personnel Division so that, while division retains responsibility for es­tab­lishing general job salary grades and classifica­tions, specific salary within each range which is paid to employe in public employe bargaining unit is subject to negotia­tion or arbitra­tion under terms of this chapter. AFSCME v. Executive Dept., 52 Or App 457, 628 P2d 1228 (1981), Sup Ct review denied

Provision of collective bargaining agree­ment giving present employes lateral transfer rights was valid under ORS 240.321 (Collective bargaining) and fact that its imple­menta­tion resulted in male succeeding female employe did not violate state af­firm­a­tive ac­tion statutes. State Executive Dept. v. OPEU, 91 Or App 124, 754 P2d 582 (1988)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

State agencies paying carpooling employes' parking fees, (1974) Vol 36, p 1015

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 23, 44 (1971)


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 243—Public Employee Rights and Benefits, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors243.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 243, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano243.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.