2017 ORS 430.560¹
Oregon Health Authority adoption of requirements for contracted drug treatment programs
  • rules

(1) The Oregon Health Authority shall adopt rules to establish requirements, in accordance with ORS 430.357 (Minimum standards), for drug treatment programs that contract with the authority and that involve:

(a) Detoxification;

(b) Detoxification with acupuncture and counseling; and

(c) The supplying of synthetic opiates to such persons under close supervision and control. However, the supplying of synthetic opiates shall be used only when detoxification or detoxification with acupuncture and counseling has proven ineffective or upon a written request of a physician licensed by the Oregon Medical Board or a naturopathic physician licensed by the Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine showing medical need for synthetic opiates if the request is approved in writing by the parole and probation officer, if any, of the drug-dependent person. The copy of the request and the approval must be included in the client’s permanent treatment and releasing authority records.

(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1) of this section, synthetic opiates may be made available to a pregnant woman with her informed consent without prior resort to the treatment programs described in subsection (1)(a) and (b) of this section. [Formerly 475.715; 1979 c.744 §29; 1991 c.574 §3; 2005 c.264 §22; 2009 c.595 §503; 2011 c.673 §35; 2017 c.356 §57]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 430—Mental Health; Developmental Disabilities; Substance Abuse Treatment Programs, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors430.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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.