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2017 Regular Session
Overview
At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Representative Stark, Senator Gelser, Representative Olson, Keny-Guyer, Piluso, Senator Dembrow, Hansell, Kruse
Regular Sponsors: Representative Alonso Leon, McLane, Senator Roblan (Presession Filed)
Bill Title: Relating to ombudsmen; declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Establishes Office of Oregon Ombudsmen to provide administrative services and support to Office of the Long Term Care Ombudsman, Office of the Residential Facilities Ombudsman, Office of the Foster Parent Ombudsman, Office of the Foster Child Ombudsman and Office of the Oregon Public Guardian .
Establishes Office of Oregon Ombudsmen to provide administrative services and support to Office of the Long Term Care Ombudsman, Office of the Residential Facilities Ombudsman, Office of the Foster Parent Ombudsman, Office of the Foster Child Ombudsman and Office of the Oregon Public Guardian. Specifies duties of administrator of Office of Oregon Ombudsmen. Establishes and specifies duties and powers of Foster Parent Ombudsman and Foster Child Ombudsman. Requires 24-hour hotline telephone number for foster parents to make complaints. Requires Department of Human Services to notify foster parents and foster children of availability of Foster Child Ombudsman and Foster Parent Ombudsman to investigate complaints. Modifies duties and powers of Long Term Care Ombudsman, Residential Facilities Ombudsman and Oregon Public Guardian. Gives ombudsmen access to records necessary for investigating complaints, subject to conditions. Establishes advisory committees for ombudsman offices and Office of the Oregon Public Guardian. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: Has Minimal Revenue Impact
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In House Committee
Current Committee: Joint Committee On Ways and Means
Current Subcommittee: Joint Committee On Ways and Means SubCommittee On Human Services
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