2015 ORS 430.315¹

The Legislative Assembly finds alcoholism or drug dependence is an illness. The alcoholic or drug-dependent person is ill and should be afforded treatment for that illness. To the greatest extent possible, the least costly settings for treatment, outpatient services and residential facilities shall be widely available and utilized except when contraindicated because of individual health care needs. State agencies that purchase treatment for alcoholism or drug dependence shall develop criteria consistent with this policy in consultation with the Oregon Health Authority. In reviewing applications for certificate of need, the Director of the Oregon Health Authority shall take this policy into account. [1971 c.622 §1; 1973 c.795 §5; 1983 c.601 §3; 1987 c.660 §22; 2001 c.900 §137; 2009 c.595 §481]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Drunkenness as ele­ment of crime of disorderly con­duct, breach of peace or vagrancy, (1975) Vol 37, p 647

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authorized contracts and expenditures, (1977) Vol 38, p 1618

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 430—Mental Health; Developmental Disabilities; Alcohol and Drug Treatment Programs, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors430.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 430, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano430.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
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.