2017 ORS 428.210¹
Definitions for ORS 428.210 to 428.270

As used in ORS 428.210 (Definitions for ORS 428.210 to 428.270) to 428.270 (Liability of persons for care and return of nonresident persons with mental illness):

(1) “Authority” means the Oregon Health Authority.

(2) “Department” means the Department of Human Services.

(3) “Facility” has the meaning given that term in ORS 427.005 (Definitions).

(4) “Foreign hospital” means an institution in any other state that corresponds to a state hospital.

(5) “Nonresident” means any person who is not a resident of this state.

(6) “Other state” includes all the states, territories, possessions, commonwealths and agencies of the United States and the District of Columbia, with the exception of the State of Oregon.

(7) “Patient” means any person who has been committed by a court of competent jurisdiction to a facility pursuant to ORS 427.235 (Notice to court of need for commitment) to 427.290 (Determination by court of need for commitment) or to a state hospital, except a person committed to a state hospital pursuant to ORS 161.341 (Application for discharge or conditional release) or 161.370 (Determination of fitness).

(8) “Resident of this state” means a person who resides in this state and who has not acquired legal residence in any other state. However, a service man or woman on active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States who was domiciled in Oregon upon entry into active duty and who has acquired no other domicile shall be entitled to have his or her child considered a resident of this state so long as no other domicile is acquired by the service man or woman.

(9) “State hospital” means any institution listed in ORS 426.010 (State hospitals for persons with mental illness). [1957 c.388 §5; 1959 c.588 §19; 1967 c.299 §2; 1971 c.743 §368; 1977 c.380 §20; 2001 c.900 §131; 2009 c.595 §449; 2013 c.36 §17]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Residency require­ments of transfer patients into and out of Oregon, (1973) Vol 36, p 297

Chapter 428

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Preemp­tion of the Oregon Revised Statutes by the pro­vi­sions of the Interstate Compact, (1973) Vol 36, p 297

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 428—Nonresident Persons With Mental Illness or Intellectual Disabilities, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors428.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 428, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano428.­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.