2015 ORS 441.525¹
Definitions for ORS 441.525 to 441.595

As used in ORS 441.525 (Definitions for ORS 441.525 to 441.595) to 441.595 (Construction of ORS 441.525 to 441.595), unless the context requires otherwise:

(1) "Adult congregate living facility" means any institution, building or buildings, residential facility for elderly individuals or individuals with disabilities, or other place, operated as a nonprofit corporation that undertakes through its ownership or management to provide housing, meals and the availability of other supportive services.

(2) "Authority" means any public authority organized or existing pursuant to ORS 441.525 (Definitions for ORS 441.525 to 441.595) to 441.595 (Construction of ORS 441.525 to 441.595).

(3) "Behavioral treatment facility" means any institution, building or buildings or residential facility operated as a nonprofit corporation that provides services, which may include residential services to individuals for a period of 72 hours to 12 months, to individuals struggling with addiction or another mental health issue.

(4) "Family safety facility" means an institution, building or buildings or residential facility operated as a nonprofit corporation that provides services, which may include residential services to individuals for a period of 72 hours to 12 months, to individuals seeking relief from domestic violence issues.

(5) "Governing body" means the county court, board of county commissioners, council or other legislative body of any municipality.

(6) "Hospital facility" means any structure, system, machinery, equipment or other real or personal property useful for or incidental to inpatient or outpatient care or administration, service or support for such care or any combination thereof that is provided by a political subdivision of this state or any private nonprofit corporation, including:

(a) An adult congregate living facility;

(b) A behavioral treatment facility;

(c) A family safety facility; or

(d) A health care facility, as defined in ORS 442.015 (Definitions).

(7) "Municipality" means any health district, city, county or other municipal corporation created by the consolidation of a city and county. [1973 c.153 §2; 1981 c.161 §1; 1983 c.740 §157; 1989 c.224 §94; 2007 c.70 §241; 2015 c.220 §1]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Hospital Facility Authority providing nursing home facilities, (1978) Vol 39, p 96

Chapter 441

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Licensing and phantom beds, (1970) Vol 40, p 171; a hospital's employing a licensed physical therapist as unauthorized practice, (1975) Vol 37, p 963


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 441—Health Care Facilities, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors441.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 441, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano441.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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