2017 ORS 431.131¹
Foundational capabilities
  • rules

(1) The Oregon Health Authority, in consideration of the advice provided by the Oregon Health Policy Board under ORS 431.125 (Duties related to public health laws), shall establish by rule the foundational capabilities necessary to protect and improve the health of the residents of this state and to achieve effective and equitable health outcomes for the residents of this state.

(2) At a minimum, the authority shall establish the following foundational capabilities:

(a) Assessment and epidemiology, as described in ORS 431.132 (Assessment and epidemiology);

(b) Emergency preparedness and response, as described in ORS 431.133 (Emergency preparedness and response);

(c) Communications as described in ORS 431.134 (Communications);

(d) Policy and planning as described in ORS 431.135 (Policy and planning);

(e) Leadership and organizational competencies, as described in ORS 431.136 (Leadership and organizational competencies);

(f) Health equity and cultural responsiveness, as described in ORS 431.137 (Health equity and cultural responsiveness); and

(g) Community partnership development, as described in ORS 431.138 (Community partnership development). [2015 c.736 §9]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 431—State and Local Administration and Enforcement of Public Health Laws, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors431.­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.