ORS 413.161¹
Collection of data on race, ethnicity, language and disability status

(1) The Oregon Health Authority, in collaboration with the Department of Human Services, shall adopt by rule uniform standards, based on local, statewide and national best practices, for the collection of data on race, ethnicity, preferred spoken and written languages and disability status. The authority and the department shall use the standards, to the greatest extent practicable, in surveys conducted and in all programs in which the authority or the department collects, records or reports such data. The authority and the department shall review and update the standards at least once every two years to ensure that the standards are efficient, uniform and consistent with best practices.

(2) The authority shall appoint an advisory committee in accordance with ORS 183.333 (Policy statement) composed of individuals likely to be affected by the standards and advocates for individuals likely to be affected by the standards. [2013 c.264 §1]

Note: 413.161 (Collection of data on race, ethnicity, language and disability status) to 413.195 (Disclosure of information about cremated remains) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 413 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 413—Oregon Health Authority, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors413.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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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