2017 ORS 406.450¹
Services provided by county veterans’ service officers

(1) The Director of Veterans’ Affairs shall establish a program to enhance and expand the services provided by county veterans’ service officers appointed under ORS 408.410 (Appointment of county service officer).

(2) The program shall:

(a) Conduct outreach and provide veterans, spouses and dependents of veterans or survivors of veterans with:

(A) Information regarding veterans’ benefit programs and other benefit programs; and

(B) Assistance by trained representatives who are certified by the state in applying for all federal and state veterans’ benefits and aid to which veterans, spouses and dependents of veterans or survivors of veterans may be entitled on account of the veterans’ military service and in appealing any denial of veterans’ benefits or aid;

(b) Develop and offer informational materials and training opportunities for county veterans’ service officers;

(c) Develop a comprehensive and coordinated statewide network of information and referral resources for veterans, spouses and dependents of veterans or survivors of veterans;

(d) Ensure that the receipt of veterans’ benefits or aid does not adversely impact other benefits or aid that a veteran, the spouse or dependent of a veteran or a survivor of a veteran may be receiving or may be eligible to receive; and

(e) Facilitate coordination of computer systems to ensure the seamless transfer of information. [2005 c.836 §2; 2007 c.357 §2]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 406—Department of Veterans’ Affairs, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors406.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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.
 
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.