2017 ORS 427.335¹
Authority of department to develop community housing
  • sale of community housing
  • conditions
  • financial assistance to providers

(1) The Department of Human Services may, through contract or otherwise, acquire, purchase, receive, hold, exchange, operate, demolish, construct, lease, maintain, repair, replace, improve and equip community housing for the purpose of providing care to individuals with intellectual disabilities or other developmental disabilities.

(2) The department may dispose of community housing acquired under subsection (1) of this section in a public or private sale, upon such terms and conditions as the department considers advisable to increase the quality and quantity of community housing for individuals with intellectual disabilities or other developmental disabilities. The department may include in any instrument conveying fee title to community housing language that restricts the use of the community housing to provide care for individuals with intellectual disabilities or other developmental disabilities. Such restriction is not a violation of ORS 93.270 (Certain discriminatory restrictions in conveyancing instruments prohibited). Any instrument conveying fee title to community housing under this subsection shall provide that equipment in the community housing is a part of and shall remain with the real property unless such equipment was modified or designed specifically for an individual’s use, in which case such equipment shall follow the individual.

(3) The department may provide financial assistance to a housing provider or a care provider that wishes to provide community housing for individuals with intellectual disabilities or other developmental disabilities under rules promulgated by the department.

(4) The department may transfer its ownership of equipment to care providers.

(5) When exercising the authority granted to the department under this section, the department is not subject to ORS 276.900 (Policy) to 276.915 (Energy design requirements) or 279A.250 (Definitions for ORS 279A.250 to 279A.290) to 279A.290 (Miscellaneous receipts accounts) or ORS chapters 270 and 273. [1999 c.753 §3; 2003 c.794 §282; 2007 c.70 §222; 2011 c.658 §26]

Chapter 427

Notes of Decisions

Former commit­ment pro­vi­sions of this chapter were constitu­tional. State ex rel Vandenberg v. Vandenberg, 48 Or App 609, 617 P2d 675 (1980), Sup Ct review denied

Standard of proof in former version of this chapter was proof “beyond a reasonable doubt.” State ex rel Vandenberg v. Vandenberg, 48 Or App 609, 617 P2d 675 (1980), Sup Ct review denied

As commit­ment pro­ceed­ing is not crim­i­nal matter, principle of double jeopardy has no applica­tion. State ex rel Vandenberg v. Vandenberg, 48 Or App 609, 617 P2d 675 (1980), Sup Ct review denied

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Preemp­tion of the Oregon Revised Statutes by the pro­vi­sions of the Interstate Compact, (1973) Vol 36, p 297; civil commit­ment to Mental Health Division of per­son against whom crim­i­nal charges are pending, (1980) Vol 41, p 91

Law Review Cita­tions

16 WLR 439 (1979)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 427—Persons With Intellectual or Developmental Disabilitie, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors427.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 427, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano427.­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.