2017 ORS 430.662¹
Duties of Department of Human Services in regulating and assisting community developmental disabilities programs
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(1) The Department of Human Services, in carrying out the legislative policy declared in ORS 430.610 (Legislative policy), subject to the availability of funds, shall:

(a) Regulate and assist Oregon counties and groups of Oregon counties in the establishment and financing of community developmental disabilities programs operated or contracted for by one or more counties.

(b) If a county declines to operate or contract for a community developmental disabilities program, contract with another public agency or private corporation to provide the program. The county must be provided with an opportunity to review and comment.

(c) When no community developmental disabilities program is operating within a county, operate the program or service.

(d) At the request of the tribal council of a federally recognized tribe of Native Americans, contract with the tribal council for the establishment and operation of a community developmental disabilities program in the same manner in which the department contracts with a county court or board of county commissioners.

(e) If necessary to carry out the legislative policy declared in ORS 430.610 (Legislative policy), contract with a public agency or private corporation, in cooperation with the county, for some or all developmental disabilities services.

(f) Approve or disapprove the biennial plan and budget information for the establishment and operation of each community developmental disabilities program. Subsequent amendments to or modifications of an approved plan or budget information involving more than 10 percent of the state funds provided for services under ORS 430.664 (Additional developmental disability services that may be provided) may not be placed in effect without prior approval of the department. However, an amendment or modification affecting 10 percent or less of state funds for services under ORS 430.664 (Additional developmental disability services that may be provided) within the portion of the program for persons with developmental disabilities may be made without department approval.

(g) Make all necessary and proper rules to regulate the establishment and operation of community developmental disabilities programs.

(2) The enumeration of duties and functions in subsection (1) of this section may not be deemed exclusive or construed as a limitation on the powers and authority vested in the department by other provisions of law. [2011 c.720 §179; 2013 c.36 §31]

Note: 430.662 (Duties of Department of Human Services in regulating and assisting community developmental disabilities programs) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 430 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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.