ORS 409.120¹
Delegation of authority of director

(1) The Director of Human Services may delegate to any of the officers and employees of the department the exercise or discharge in the director’s name of any power, duty or function of whatever character vested in or imposed upon the director by law. However, all such delegations of a continuing nature involving provision for services performed by the department may be exercised by an officer or employee of the department only when specifically designated in writing by the director to do so.

(2) The official act of any person acting in the director’s name and by the director’s authority pursuant to subsection (1) of this section shall be considered an official act of the director. [Formerly 184.773]

Chapter 409

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1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 409—Department of Human Services, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors409.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 409, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano409.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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