2017 ORS 431.725¹
Oregon Health Authority to review resolution
  • notice of hearing

(1) Upon receipt of the certified copy of a resolution adopted under ORS 431.715 (Resolution requesting Oregon Health Authority to initiate formation or annexation), the Oregon Health Authority shall contact the requesting body within 30 days of receipt of the request and schedule the review and investigation of conditions in the affected territory. The authority shall review and investigate conditions in the affected territory in accordance with the agreed upon schedule unless both parties agree to an extension. If it finds substantial evidence that a danger to public health exists in the territory, it shall issue an order setting a time and place for a hearing on the resolution. The hearing shall be held within the affected territory, or at a place near the territory if there is no suitable place within the territory at which to hold the hearing, not less than 30 or more than 50 days after the date of the order.

(2) Upon issuance of an order for a hearing, the authority shall immediately give notice of the time and place of the hearing on the resolution by publishing the order and resolution in a newspaper of general circulation within the territory once each week for two successive weeks and by posting copies of the order in four public places within the territory prior to the hearing. [1973 c.361 §5; 1981 c.452 §2; 2009 c.595 §580]

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.