2017 ORS 431.143¹
Environmental public health programs

Environmental public health programs established under ORS 431.141 (Foundational programs) must protect the public from illness, injury, disability and death caused by exposure to physical, chemical or biological factors in the environment and must include, but are not limited to:

(1) Testing and analysis for purposes related to environmental health;

(2) Preventing and investigating environmental health hazards, including radioactive materials, animal bites and vector-borne diseases;

(3) Inspecting and educating the operators of:

(a) Restaurants and other food service establishments;

(b) Recreation sites, lodges and swimming pools;

(c) Septic systems;

(d) Potable water systems;

(e) Radiological equipment; and

(f) Hospitals and other health care facilities; and

(4) Promoting land use planning and sustainable development activities that create positive health outcomes. [2015 c.736 §19]

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.