2017 ORS 443.001¹
Quality Care Fund
  • rules

The Quality Care Fund is established in the State Treasury, separate and distinct from the General Fund. Interest earned by the Quality Care Fund shall be credited to the Quality Care Fund. Moneys in the fund are continuously appropriated to the Department of Human Services and the Oregon Health Authority for training, technical assistance, quality improvement initiatives and licensing activities to ensure that high standards for quality of care are met in accordance with rules adopted with respect to:

(1) A long term care facility as defined in ORS 442.015 (Definitions);

(2) A residential facility as defined in ORS 443.400 (Definitions for ORS 443.400 to 443.455), including but not limited to an assisted living facility; and

(3) An adult foster home as defined in ORS 443.705 (Definitions for ORS 443.705 to 443.825). [2009 c.837 §1; 2009 c.828 §78]

Note: 443.001 (Quality Care Fund) to 443.004 (Criminal records check required for employees and volunteers providing direct care) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 443 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 443—Residential Care; Adult Foster Homes; Hospice Programs, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors443.­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.