ORS 431.385 Local Plan; effect of failure to submit plan; approval; disapproval; variance
(1) The local public health authority shall submit a local plan to the Oregon Health Authority for performing services pursuant to ORS 431.375 (Policy on local public health services) to 431.385 (Local plan) and 431.416 (Local health authority or health district). The local plan shall be updated periodically on a date established by the Oregon Health Authority by rule or on a date mutually agreed to by the authority and the local public health authority.
(2) If the local public health authority decides not to submit a local plan under the provisions of ORS 431.375 (Policy on local public health services) to 431.385 (Local plan) and 431.416 (Local public health authority or health district), the authority shall become the local public health authority for that county or health district.
(3) The authority shall review and approve or disapprove each local plan. Variances to the local public health plan must be approved by the authority. In consultation with the Conference of Local Health Officials, the authority shall establish the elements of a local plan and an appeals process whereby a local public health authority may obtain a hearing if its local plan is disapproved.
(4) The Oregon Health Authority may adopt uniform timelines and requirements for the submission of local plans by local public health authorities and local mental health authorities and the submission of community health improvement plans by coordinated care organizations to the extent that the requirements for local plans and community health improvement plans overlap. [1983 c.398 §3; 2003 c.553 §6;; 2009 c.595 §561; 2011 c.70 §7; 2012 c.37 §102; 2013 c.640 §§7, 8]