2017 ORS 418.585¹
Strengthening, Preserving and Reunifying Families Program Fund

(1) There is established in the State Treasury, separate and distinct from the General Fund, the Strengthening, Preserving and Reunifying Families Program Fund. Interest earned by the Strengthening, Preserving and Reunifying Families Program Fund shall be credited to the fund. The fund consists of:

(a) Moneys received by the Department of Human Services under ORS 418.590 (Waiver of federal requirements);

(b) Amounts donated to the fund;

(c) Amounts appropriated or otherwise transferred to the fund by the Legislative Assembly;

(d) Investment earnings received on moneys in the fund; and

(e) Other amounts deposited in the fund from any source.

(2) Moneys in the fund are continuously appropriated to the Department of Human Services for the purposes of ORS 418.575 (Definitions for ORS 418.575 to 418.598) to 418.598 (Rules).

(3) Moneys in the fund supplement existing funds used for child welfare services and shall not be used in lieu of these existing funds. Other state agencies and entities shall continue to provide funds and services, including but not limited to housing, alcohol and drug treatment and mental health treatment as required under existing law.

(4) Moneys in the fund may be invested and reinvested as provided in ORS 293.701 (Definitions for ORS 293.701 to 293.857) to 293.857 (Separate accounts for each local government).

(5) The department may not expend more than 15 percent of moneys available in the fund for administrative costs and expenses of the department incurred in implementing ORS 418.575 (Definitions for ORS 418.575 to 418.598) to 418.598 (Rules). [2011 c.568 §5]

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Notes of Decisions

Where plaintiffs brought ac­tion under 42 U.S.C. 1983 alleging viola­tion of federal civil rights after defendant Children’s Services Division employees removed plaintiffs’ child from home following reports of abuse, CSD workers entitled to absolute immunity in investiga­tion, taking child into custody and keeping plaintiffs from visiting child. Tennyson v. Children’s Services Division, 308 Or 80, 775 P2d 1365 (1989)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 418—Child Welfare Services, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors418.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 418, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano418.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.