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2017 Regular Session
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Bill Title: Relating to mental health services provided to individuals with impaired abilities to hear sounds.
Catchline/Summary: Imposes requirements upon mental health treatment providers and programs to ensure culturally and linguistically appropriate care for individuals who are deaf, deaf-blind or hard of hearing.
Imposes requirements upon mental health treatment providers and programs to ensure culturally and linguistically appropriate care for individuals who are deaf, deaf-blind or hard of hearing. Authorizes civil penalty for violation of requirements. Prohibits and designates as unlawful practice denial of access to culturally and linguistically affirmative mental health services based on residual hearing ability or previous experience in alternative mode of communication. Requires Oregon Health Authority to appoint Coordinator of Mental Health Services for Deaf, Deaf-Blind and Hard of Hearing Individuals and specifies duties.
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Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In House Committee
Current Committee: Joint Committee On Ways and Means
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