2015 ORS § 428.260¹
Transportation of nonresident patients
  • payment of expenses

(1) For the purpose of carrying out the provisions of 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), the Department of Human Services or the Oregon Health Authority may employ all help necessary in arranging for and transporting nonresident patients.

(2) The cost and expense of providing such assistance and all expenses incurred in effecting the transportation of such patients shall be paid from funds appropriated for that purpose upon vouchers approved by the department, the authority or the superintendent of the Oregon State Hospital. [1957 c.388 §10; 1985 c.511 §2; 2009 c.595 §453; 2013 c.36 §21; 2015 c.318 §19]