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News Release
Rules Advisory Committee on transfers of local public health authority responsibilities meets remotely Oct. 11 - 10/03/22

October 3, 2022

Media contact: Erica Heartquist, 503-871-8843,


Rules Advisory Committee on transfers of local public health authority responsibilities meets remotely Oct. 11

What: A rules advisory committee will hold its third meeting to consider proposed changes to Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) 333-014-0590.  The proposed changes are the result of passage of Senate Bill (SB) 253 during 2019 legislative session.

Agenda:  Review of revised proposed draft rules; review of draft fiscal impact statement and draft statement of need. The agenda will include time for public comment.

When: Tuesday, Oct. 11, 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m.

Where: Microsoft Teams meeting. Click here to join the meeting

Meeting ID: 225 754 782 881 Passcode: khARqT

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+1 971-277-2343,,584941053#   United States, Portland

Phone Conference ID: 584 941 053#

Background: SB 253 revised ORS 431.382 to include provisions for a local public health authority that has previously transferred its responsibilities to Oregon Health Authority to request the responsibilities be transferred back to the local public health authority.

Program contact: Andrew Epstein, 503-969-5816, andrew.d.epstein@dhsoha.state.or.us

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