2017 ORS 443.431¹
Conversion facilities
  • fee
  • rules

(1) A facility that is licensed as a long term care facility under ORS 441.025 (License issuance) may apply to the Department of Human Services for licensure as a conversion facility. The department shall issue a conversion facility license upon receipt of an application and a fee that meet requirements established by the department by rule.

(2)(a) The department shall adopt rules governing the conversion of a facility’s license from a long term care facility license to a residential care facility license and the regulation of the facility during the conversion period.

(b) As of the date of licensure as a conversion facility, the conversion facility must be in substantial compliance with applicable state and local laws, rules, codes, ordinances and permit requirements.

(3) As used in this section, “substantial compliance” means a level of compliance with state law and with rules of the department such that any identified deficiencies pose a risk of no more than negligible harm to the health or safety of residents. [2017 c.679 §20]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Licensing nursing homes for mentally retarded under licensing pro­vi­sions of residential facilities, (1978) Vol 39, p 1

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 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 443, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano443.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.