2017 ORS 431.382¹
Transfer of local public health authority’s responsibility
  • effective date of transfer
  • eligibility to receive moneys

(1) If the Oregon Health Authority does not receive state moneys in an amount that equals or exceeds the estimate that the Oregon Health Authority submits to the Legislative Fiscal Office under ORS 431.380 (Distribution of funds) (2), the governing body of the county in which a local public health authority operates may adopt an ordinance transferring the responsibility for fulfilling the local public health authority’s duties under ORS 431.001 (Findings) to 431.550 (Power of Oregon Health Authority to collect information from local public health administrators) and 431.990 (Penalties) and the other public health laws of this state to the Oregon Health Authority.

(2) The Oregon Health Authority shall prescribe the form and manner of informing the Oregon Health Authority that the local public health authority has made a transfer under this section.

(3) A transfer under this section may not take effect until 180 days after the date on which an ordinance mandating the transfer is adopted.

(4) The local public health authority that makes a transfer under this section is not eligible to receive any moneys pursuant to ORS 431.380 (Distribution of funds), and the Oregon Health Authority may use the moneys to provide or to contract for the provision of public health programs and public health activities within the local public health authority’s jurisdiction.

(5) If a local public health authority makes a transfer under this section, the Oregon Health Authority is not obligated to provide or to contract for the provision of public health programs and public health activities within the local public health authority’s jurisdiction. [2015 c.736 §29; 2017 c.627 §5]

Note: 431.382 (Transfer of local public health authority’s responsibility) was added to and made a part of 431.001 (Findings) to 431.550 (Power of Oregon Health Authority to collect information from local public health administrators) by legislative action but was not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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.