Chapter 346 — Programs for Persons Who Are Blind or Deaf

 

ORS sections in this chapter were amended or repealed by the Legislative Assembly during its 2014 regular session. See the table of ORS sections amended or repealed during the 2014 regular session: 2014 A&R Tables

 

New sections of law were enacted by the Legislative Assembly during its 2014 regular session and pertain to or are likely to be compiled in this ORS chapter. See sections in the following 2014 Oregon Laws chapters: 2014 Session Laws 0107

 

 

2013 EDITION

 

PROGRAMS FOR PERSONS WHO ARE BLIND OR DEAF

 

EDUCATION AND CULTURE

 

TRAINING AND EDUCATION FACILITIES FOR CHILDREN WHO ARE DEAF

 

(Generally)

 

346.010     Training and educational services for children who are deaf

 

346.015     Preparing individualized education program prior to placement; consultation; declaration that district cannot provide education; rules

 

346.017     Enrollment of nonresident students in school permitted

 

346.019     Educational Facilities Fund

 

346.020     Course of instruction; personnel; authority over students; rules

 

346.030     Application for admission

 

346.035     Annual review of individualized education program for certain children

 

346.041     Resident district responsible for transportation of pupils; Special Education Transportation Revolving Account

 

346.047     Authority of state board to hold property

 

Note          Lease or sale of the Oregon School for the Deaf--2013 c.722 §28

 

346.055     Trust account for student funds

 

346.070     Aid to students who are deaf; rules

 

346.080     Notice to employees of reasonable assurance of continued employment; effect of failure to give notice

 

(Board of Directors of Oregon School for the Deaf)

 

346.085     Membership; terms; compensation and expenses

 

346.087     Organization; quorum; meetings

 

346.089     Duties

 

346.092     Master plan; reports

 

COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND

 

346.110     Definitions for ORS 346.110 to 346.270

 

346.120     Commission for the Blind; purpose

 

346.130     Commission members; confirmation; meetings; compensation and expenses

 

346.140     Administrator and other employees

 

346.150     Rules and regulations

 

346.160     Register of persons who are blind

 

346.165     Use of official records

 

346.167     Prohibited uses of records

 

346.169     Exchange of public or private agency records

 

346.170     Program for conservation and restoration of sight and prevention of blindness; free eye care

 

346.180     Vocational rehabilitation services

 

346.190     Industries for the Blind Program

 

346.210     Supplying materials and equipment to persons with visual impairment

 

346.220     Preference for products or services of persons with visual impairment in state purchases

 

346.230     Commission accounts; funds; appropriations; sales on credit

 

346.240     Payment of incidental expenses of commission

 

346.250     Program of social and educational services

 

346.260     Cooperation with Department of Human Services

 

346.265     Authority to cooperate with and receive grants from federal government

 

346.270     Receipt and expenditure of gifts and bequests

 

346.290     Commission for the Blind Account

 

346.300     Criminal records checks

 

FUNDING FOR SERVICES TO STUDENTS WHO ARE BLIND OR VISUALLY IMPAIRED

 

346.315     Blind and Visually Impaired Student Fund

 

VENDING FACILITIES ON PUBLIC PROPERTY

 

346.510     Definitions for ORS 346.510 to 346.570

 

346.520     Persons who are blind to operate vending facilities in public buildings or on public property; charges prohibited; exception

 

346.530     Notice to commission on vending facilities locations; statement of reason for refusal of commission offer

 

346.540     Duties of commission with respect to operation of vending facilities; rules

 

346.550     Commodities and articles that may be sold at vending facilities

 

346.560     Operator subject to applicable laws and ordinances

 

346.565     Participation in state health benefit plan and deferred compensation plan

 

346.570     Rights of persons operating vending facilities prior to August 20, 1957

 

PENALTIES

 

346.991     Penalties

 

      346.001 [1969 c.597 §80a; repealed by 1971 c.301 §26]

 

      346.002 [1969 c.597 §80c; repealed by 1971 c.301 §26]

 

      346.003 [1969 c.597 §80e; repealed by 1971 c.301 §26]

 

      346.004 [1969 c.597 §80f; repealed by 1971 c.301 §26]

 

      346.005 [1969 c.597 §80g; repealed by 1971 c.301 §26]

 

TRAINING AND EDUCATION FACILITIES FOR CHILDREN WHO ARE DEAF

 

(Generally)

 

      346.010 Training and educational services for children who are deaf. (1) Pursuant to rules of the State Board of Education, the Superintendent of Public Instruction shall provide free training and education services in a school located in Marion County for children who are deaf.

      (2) The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall indicate which facilities shall serve as the Oregon School for the Deaf.

      (3) The superintendent may order a change in all or part in the purpose and use of the facilities available under this section whenever the superintendent determines that a change in purpose and use will better enable the state to meet its responsibilities for the education and training of children who are deaf.

      (4) The school shall be operated primarily for the provision of education and training services for children who are deaf who cannot be efficiently served in other schools or programs.

      (5) The Board of Directors of the Oregon School for the Deaf may appeal any decision of the Superintendent of Public Instruction made under this section to the State Board of Education. An appeal under this subsection must be filed with the State Board of Education within 60 days of the date of the decision by the superintendent. The State Board of Education may uphold, modify or overturn any decision of the superintendent under this section. [Amended by 1965 c.100 §444; 1971 c.301 §2; 1991 c.631 §1; 2007 c.70 §113; 2007 c.858 §71; 2009 c.562 §25]

 

      346.015 Preparing individualized education program prior to placement; consultation; declaration that district cannot provide education; rules. (1) Prior to convening a meeting to prepare an individualized education program for a child with an intellectual disability or a developmental disability for whom placement at the school operated under ORS 346.010 may be considered, the agency that is providing the education for the child shall notify the local community developmental disabilities program. The case manager responsible for programs for children with intellectual disabilities or developmental disabilities, in consultation with the Department of Human Services, shall evaluate whether the child also has needs for alternative residential care or other support services. If the evaluation determines this to be the case, but documents that community resources are not available to meet these needs, the school district may proceed with the meeting to prepare the individualized education program in which placement at the school operated under ORS 346.010 may be considered.

      (2) An agency providing education under subsection (1) of this section may initiate the procedure in subsection (1) of this section for any child who does not have an intellectual disability or a developmental disability when in the agency’s judgment a treatment or residential issue is prompting proposed placement under ORS 346.010.

      (3) A child may not be placed in the school operated under ORS 346.010 unless the district superintendent or the superintendent’s designee has signed a statement declaring that the district cannot provide a free appropriate public education for the child commensurate with the needs of the child as identified by the individualized education program of the child and that the school is the least restrictive environment in which the child can be educated.

      (4) By rule, the State Board of Education shall determine procedures to be followed by local education agencies in carrying out this section. [1985 c.555 §5; 1989 c.491 §54; 2001 c.36 §2; 2001 c.900 §61; 2007 c.70 §114; 2007 c.858 §73; 2009 c.562 §26; 2009 c.595 §219; 2011 c.544 §3; 2013 c.1 §43]

 

      346.017 Enrollment of nonresident students in school permitted. (1) Notwithstanding ORS 346.015, the Superintendent of Public Instruction may enroll a student in the school operated under ORS 346.010 if the student is not a resident of Oregon. However, priority for enrollment at the school shall be given to students who are residents of Oregon.

      (2) The superintendent may charge tuition and fees to any student who is enrolled under this section.

      (3) A student who is enrolled under this section is not considered a resident of any school district based on the enrollment and attendance at the school. [1997 c.93 §1; 2007 c.858 §74; 2009 c.562 §27]

 

      346.019 Educational Facilities Fund. (1) There is established an Educational Facilities Fund, separate and distinct from the General Fund. All tuition and fees collected under ORS 346.017 and all expenses incurred in the administration of ORS 346.017 shall be deposited to and borne by the fund. Interest earned by the fund shall be credited to the fund.

      (2) The moneys in the fund are appropriated continuously to the Department of Education for purposes of the school operated under ORS 346.010. [1997 c.93 §2; 2007 c.858 §75; 2009 c.562 §28]

 

      346.020 Course of instruction; personnel; authority over students; rules. (1) The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall prescribe the course of instruction for students enrolled in the school operated under ORS 346.010. The State Board of Education shall determine the procedures for placement, development of services and operation of the school in conformance with state and federal laws relating to children who are eligible for special education and shall adopt the procedures by rule.

      (2) In consultation with the Board of Directors of the Oregon School for the Deaf, the Superintendent of Public Instruction shall select a director for the school. The superintendent may also select teachers and other personnel necessary to manage the school in an effective and efficient manner or may delegate the selection of teachers and other personnel to the director of the school.

      (3) The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall have control over persons enrolled in the school and shall direct their care and promote their mental, moral and physical welfare.

      (4) The Board of Directors of the Oregon School for the Deaf may appeal a decision of the Superintendent of Public Instruction to the State Board of Education if the decision was made under subsection (2) of this section and relates to the selection or dismissal of the director of the school. An appeal under this subsection must be filed with the State Board of Education within 60 days of the date of the decision by the superintendent. The State Board of Education may uphold, modify or overturn any decision of the superintendent under this section. [Amended by 1965 c.100 §445; 1969 c.597 §80h; 1971 c.301 §3; 1989 c.265 §3; 1991 c.631 §2; 2007 c.858 §76; 2009 c.562 §29]

 

      346.030 Application for admission. Application for admission to the school operated under ORS 346.010 shall be made to the Department of Education. Application shall be made on forms which are provided by the department. [Amended by 1965 c.100 §446; 1969 c.597 §80i; 1971 c.301 §4; 2007 c.858 §77; 2009 c.562 §30]

 

      346.035 Annual review of individualized education program for certain children. For a child who is enrolled under ORS 346.010 and who has an intellectual disability or a developmental disability, the Department of Education shall notify the community developmental disabilities program of the date of the annual review of the individualized education program of the child for the purpose of including in the review the assigned case manager’s assessment of community resources that are available for treatment or residential needs the child might have. [1985 c.555 §6; 2007 c.70 §115; 2009 c.595 §220; 2011 c.544 §4; 2013 c.1 §44]

 

      346.040 [Amended by 1965 c.100 §447; 1971 c.301 §5; 1979 c.639 §1; 1981 c.222 §1; repealed by 1991 c.631 §5]

 

      346.041 Resident district responsible for transportation of pupils; Special Education Transportation Revolving Account. (1) Transportation for pupils attending the school operated under ORS 346.010 is the responsibility of the pupil’s resident school district. The district may provide transportation directly or by agreement with another school district, a public carrier or the Department of Education.

      (2) The actual and necessary transportation expenses incurred under subsection (1) of this section, at a frequency consistent with a pupil’s individualized education program, shall be considered approved transportation costs for purposes of ORS 327.006 and 327.033.

      (3) The resident school district shall reimburse the Department of Education for all transportation costs the department incurs on behalf of the district within 10 days after receipt of the itemized invoice.

      (4) The payments of the resident school districts required under subsection (3) of this section and an amount specifically appropriated thereto shall be deposited in the State Treasury to the credit of the Special Education Transportation Revolving Account to be used by the Department of Education for the transportation of pupils attending the school operated under ORS 346.010. The account shall be continuously appropriated to the department for such purpose.

      (5) Any unexpended and unobligated balance in the Special Education Transportation Revolving Account in excess of $70,000 as of September 1 of any year shall be transferred from the account to the General Fund to be available for general governmental purposes. [1991 c.631 §3; 2007 c.858 §78; 2009 c.562 §31; 2013 c.1 §45]

 

      346.042 [1979 c.639 §3; repealed by 1991 c.631 §5]

 

      346.045 [1969 c.58 §1; 1971 c.301 §6; 1979 c.639 §2; 1989 c.491 §55; repealed by 1991 c.631 §5]

 

      346.047 Authority of state board to hold property. The State Board of Education may receive, take and hold property, both real and personal for the school operated under ORS 346.010 and may sell, transfer, assign, allot, set over or convey the property pursuant to legislative authority. [1971 c.301 §9; 1989 c.491 §56; 2007 c.858 §79; 2009 c.562 §32]

 

      Note: Section 28, chapter 722, Oregon Laws 2013, provides:

      Sec. 28. Lease or sale of the Oregon School for the Deaf. (1) The Oregon Department of Administrative Services and the Department of Education shall study whether a lease or sale of a portion of the real property owned by the Department of Education known as the Oregon School for the Deaf would benefit the school. The study must determine the fair market value of a lease or sale of a portion of the real property and how the proceeds from a lease or sale transaction would benefit the school.

      (2) If, based on the study under subsection (1) of this section, the Superintendent of Public Instruction determines that the lease or sale of a portion of the real property would benefit the school, the superintendent may order a change in the purpose and use of the real property under ORS 346.010 and may lease or sell a portion of the real property. The proceeds of the lease or sale must benefit the school.

      (3) If the superintendent orders a change in the purpose and use of the real property that requires a sale of the real property described in the order, the Oregon Department of Administrative Services, in consultation with the Department of Education, shall develop a plan for the sale of the real property. The Oregon Department of Administrative Services shall present the plan at a meeting of the Capitol Planning Commission. The commission shall provide an opportunity for public review of and comment on the plan at that meeting.

      (4) Notwithstanding ORS 270.100 to 270.190, the Oregon Department of Administrative Services shall sell the real property described in the order of the superintendent in a manner consistent with this section. The Oregon Department of Administrative Services may engage the services of a licensed real estate broker or principal real estate broker to facilitate the sale of the real property.

      (5) The Oregon Department of Administrative Services shall determine the sale price of the real property described in the order of the superintendent. The sale price must equal or exceed the fair market value of the real property.

      (6)(a) The Oregon Department of Administrative Services shall retain from the sale of the real property the costs incurred by the state in selling the real property, including the costs incurred by the Department of Education and the Oregon Department of Administrative Services in transferring the real property.

      (b) The Oregon Department of Administrative Services and the Department of Education shall be reimbursed for any costs described in paragraph (a) of this subsection from the amount retained as provided by paragraph (a) of this subsection.

      (c) After the reimbursement described in paragraph (b) of this subsection, the Oregon Department of Administrative Services shall transfer the remaining proceeds from the sale of the real property to the Department of Education for the benefit of the Oregon School for the Deaf.

      (7) Nothing in this section may be construed as authorizing the sale of the entire property or the closure of the Oregon School for the Deaf. [2013 c.722 §28]

 

      346.049 [1971 c.301 §10; repealed by 1991 c.631 §5]

 

      346.050 [Amended by 1965 c.100 §448; 1969 c.597 §80j; repealed by 1971 c.301 §26]

 

      346.051 [1971 c.301 §11; 1989 c.491 §57; repealed by 1991 c.631 §5]

 

      346.053 [1971 c.301 §12; repealed by 1991 c.631 §5]

 

      346.055 Trust account for student funds. (1) When the Department of Education has in possession or under control, in a bank account or otherwise, funds that are the property of the students enrolled in the school operated under ORS 346.010 or that have been deposited for their use or for expenditure in their behalf, the department shall deposit such funds, as they are received, together with any such funds as heretofore have accumulated, with the State Treasurer as a trust account, separate and distinct from the General Fund. Interest earned by the account shall be credited to the account.

      (2) As used in this section, “funds” includes but is not limited to moneys deposited with the department for medical care or assistance of students, moneys derived from athletic activities, contributions for athletic, health, or recreation projects, and any other moneys received by the department that are not required by law to be credited to other state funds or accounts.

      (3) The department is authorized to receive any of the funds referred to in this section. The State Treasurer shall carry the funds in separate accounts for the school, but may not credit the funds or any part of the funds to any state fund for governmental purposes.

      (4) Disbursements from the accounts for the purposes for which the contributions or payments were made, and for payment to persons lawfully entitled thereto, may be made by the department, by checks or orders drawn upon the State Treasurer. The department shall be accountable for the proper handling of the accounts. [1971 c.301 §13; 1989 c.966 §28; 2007 c.858 §80; 2009 c.562 §33]

 

      346.060 [Amended by 1957 c.182 §1; 1959 c.176 §1; 1961 c.484 §1; 1963 c.597 §1; 1965 c.100 §449; 1965 c.469 §1; 1969 c.597 §80k; 1971 c.301 §7; 1971 c.435 §1; repealed by 1973 c.713 §8]

 

      346.070 Aid to students who are deaf; rules. (1) Subject to subsection (3) of this section, every student who is deaf and who has been a resident of Oregon for the three years immediately preceding application and who is attending any university, college or other suitable school is eligible to apply for a state grant-in-aid to help defray approved expenses. If the student’s application for a grant-in-aid is approved by the Superintendent of Public Instruction, the Department of Education may make the grant-in-aid contingent upon the student’s attending a school of the superintendent’s choice.

      (2) The grants-in-aid shall not exceed $1,000 to any student for any fiscal year and shall be paid out of any funds appropriated to the department for that purpose. The State Board of Education may adopt rules necessary to carry out this section.

      (3) A student who is deaf may not receive a grant-in-aid under subsection (1) of this section for a period exceeding seven years. [Amended by 1957 c.336 §1; 1959 c.175 §1; 1965 c.100 §450; 1969 c.597 §80L; 1971 c.301 §8; 1977 c.750 §1; 1989 c.491 §58; 2007 c.70 §116]

 

      346.080 Notice to employees of reasonable assurance of continued employment; effect of failure to give notice. The Department of Education shall give the notice required by ORS 332.554 to all classified employees of the Oregon School for the Deaf in the same manner and to the same effect as notice given under ORS 332.554. [1985 c.585 §6; 1991 c.631 §4; 2007 c.858 §81; 2009 c.562 §34]

 

(Board of Directors of Oregon School for the Deaf)

 

      346.085 Membership; terms; compensation and expenses. (1) There is established a Board of Directors of the Oregon School for the Deaf, consisting of seven members of whom at least four are persons who are deaf. The members shall be appointed by the Governor as follows:

      (a) One member who has attended the Oregon School for the Deaf;

      (b) One member who is deaf;

      (c) One member who is a professional with experience working with persons who are deaf;

      (d) One member who is a professional with experience working with regional programs for persons who are deaf;

      (e) One member of the business community; and

      (f) Two members who are parents of a child who is deaf.

      (2) The term of office of each member is four years, but a member serves at the pleasure of the Governor. Before the expiration of the term of a member, the Governor shall appoint a successor whose term begins on July 1 next following. A member is eligible for reappointment. If there is a vacancy for any cause, the Governor shall make an appointment to become immediately effective for the unexpired term.

      (3) A member of the board is not entitled to compensation but may be reimbursed for expenses as provided in ORS 292.495. [2007 c.858 §47]

 

      346.087 Organization; quorum; meetings. (1) The Board of Directors of the Oregon School for the Deaf shall select one of its members as chairperson and another as vice chairperson, for such terms and with duties and powers necessary for the performance of the functions of such offices as the board determines.

      (2) A majority of the members of the board constitutes a quorum for the transaction of business.

      (3) The board shall meet at times and places specified by the call of the chairperson or of a majority of the members of the board. [2007 c.858 §49]

 

      346.089 Duties. The Board of Directors of the Oregon School for the Deaf shall:

      (1) Periodically, in conjunction with the Department of Education, conduct a comprehensive review of policies and procedures of the Oregon School for the Deaf and of the state that relate to programs, services and employment of staff for the school;

      (2) Make recommendations to the Superintendent of Public Instruction about policies and procedures of the school that relate to programs, services and employment of staff for the school;

      (3) Establish an interview committee as necessary to provide advice to the Superintendent of Public Instruction on the hiring of a director for the school;

      (4) Make recommendations to the superintendent about candidates for the director position;

      (5) Make recommendations to the department about the school’s budget and funding requests; and

      (6) Make recommendations to the department about the expenditure of private donations and grants received by the department on behalf of the school. [2007 c.858 §50]

 

      346.092 Master plan; reports. (1) The Board of Directors of the Oregon School for the Deaf shall adopt a master plan for the Oregon School for the Deaf. The plan shall specify the mission and objectives of the school.

      (2) The board shall include the input of stakeholders in the school in the development of the plan, including school districts, education service districts, students, graduates of the school and parents and guardians of students at the school.

      (3) The plan shall include, but not be limited to, recommendations for:

      (a) Procedures for systematically measuring the school’s progress toward meeting its objectives;

      (b) Procedures for analyzing changes in student population and modifying school programs and services to respond to the changes; and

      (c) The delivery of the school’s services to school districts and education service districts.

      (4) The plan shall honor deaf culture.

      (5) The plan shall be in effect for a period of five years and shall be reviewed for needed modification every two years.

      (6) Prior to February 1 of each odd-numbered year, the board shall submit the plan to the Superintendent of Public Instruction and the Legislative Assembly. The board shall also include the plan in the presentation to the Joint Legislative Committee on Ways and Means on the budget of the school. [2007 c.858 §51]

 

      346.097 [2007 c.858 §52; repealed by 2009 c.562 §36]

 

      346.099 [2007 c.858 §54; repealed by 2009 c.562 §36]

 

      346.101 [2007 c.858 §55; repealed by 2009 c.562 §36]

 

      346.104 [2007 c.858 §56; repealed by 2009 c.562 §36]

 

COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND

 

      346.110 Definitions for ORS 346.110 to 346.270. As used in ORS 346.110 to 346.270:

      (1) “Commission” means the Commission for the Blind.

      (2) “Person who is blind” means a person whose central visual acuity does not exceed 20/200 in the better eye with best correction or whose visual acuity, if better than 20/200, is accompanied by a limit to the field of vision to such a degree that its widest diameter subtends an angle of no greater than 20 degrees.

      (3) “Person with a visual impairment” includes a person who is blind or has seriously impaired vision or who has a condition that might lead to blindness. [Amended by 1975 c.638 §1; 1989 c.224 §58; 2007 c.70 §117]

 

      346.120 Commission for the Blind; purpose. There is created a commission for persons who are blind and for the prevention of blindness, to be known as the Commission for the Blind. The commission shall:

      (1) Establish and be responsible for the administration of a program or programs for persons who are blind which will promote, in the manner set forth in ORS 346.110 to 346.270, the welfare of persons with visual impairments, including but not limited to cooperation by contract or otherwise with public and private agencies in providing services, programs and facilities for persons with visual impairments.

      (2) Be responsible for the fiscal oversight of the commission, which includes but is not limited to:

      (a) Regular review of financial statements of the commission;

      (b) Participation in the development of the budget for the commission; and

      (c) Directing the resources of the commission to implement program goals. [Amended by 1973 c.713 §1; 1975 c.374 §1; 1989 c.224 §59; 2001 c.354 §1; 2007 c.70 §118]

 

      346.130 Commission members; confirmation; meetings; compensation and expenses. (1) The Commission for the Blind shall be appointed by the Governor and shall consist of seven members:

      (a) Four members who are qualified persons within the legal definition of persons who are blind; and

      (b) Three members appointed from among the areas of employers, labor, optometry, ophthalmology, and education of persons who are blind. However, no more than one appointee shall represent the same area during the same term. To the greatest extent possible, appointments from the five areas shall be made on a rotating basis.

      (2) The term of office of a member of the commission is two years. Vacancy in the office of a member shall be filled by the Governor for the unexpired term. Any member who is absent from three consecutive commission meetings or more than one-third of the scheduled meetings in one year shall be removed from office and the Governor shall fill the vacancy for the unexpired term. A person may not serve on the commission for more than three consecutive terms of one year or more in length.

      (3) All appointments of members of the commission by the Governor are subject to confirmation by the Senate in the manner provided in ORS 171.562 and 171.565.

      (4) The commission shall hold meetings at least once every two months and such additional meetings as it may deem necessary.

      (5) Each member is entitled to compensation and expenses as provided in ORS 292.495. [Amended by 1957 c.294 §1; 1965 c.100 §451; 1965 c.522 §1; 1969 c.314 §23; 1973 c.792 §10; 1975 c.638 §2; 1977 c.731 §1; 1979 c.411 §1; 2007 c.70 §119]

 

      346.135 [1977 c.731 §3; 1979 c.411 §2; repealed by 1993 c.742 §80]

 

      346.140 Administrator and other employees. The Commission for the Blind shall employ an administrator and such other persons as may be necessary and fix their compensation, except as such compensation otherwise may be regulated by law. [Amended by 1973 c.713 §2]

 

      346.150 Rules and regulations. (1) The Commission for the Blind may make and promulgate rules and regulations reasonably necessary or proper to carry out the provisions of ORS 346.110 to 346.270.

      (2) The commission shall make and enforce reasonable rules and regulations governing the custody, use and preservation of the records, papers, files and communications of the commission. The use of such records, papers, files and communications by any other agency or department of government or person to which they may be furnished shall be limited to purposes for which they are furnished and by the provisions of law under which they may be furnished. [Subsection (2) enacted as 1971 c.312 §2]

 

      346.160 Register of persons who are blind. The Commission for the Blind shall cause to be compiled and maintained as complete as possible a register of persons in Oregon who are blind, which shall describe the extent of blindness, cause of blindness and such other facts in regard to each person so registered as the commission may deem advisable. [Amended by 2007 c.70 §120]

 

      346.165 Use of official records. (1) The Commission for the Blind may not disclose or use the contents of the register of persons who are blind filed and maintained under the provisions of ORS 346.160, or any records, files, papers or communications for purposes other than those directly connected with the programs administered by the commission, and the register of persons who are blind, the records, files, papers and communications are considered confidential.

      (2) Notwithstanding subsection (1) of this section, ORS 346.150 (2) and 346.167, the minutes and records of official actions of the Commission for the Blind, its payroll, books of account and accounts of expenditures are public writings available for inspection in the manner provided in ORS 192.410 to 192.505. [1971 c.312 §§3,5; 1983 c.740 §113; 2007 c.70 §121]

 

      346.167 Prohibited uses of records. No person or agency shall solicit, disclose, receive, make use of, or authorize, knowingly permit, participate in or acquiesce in the use of any lists or names for commercial or political purposes of any nature, or for any purpose not directly connected with the administration of programs administered by the Commission for the Blind. [1971 c.312 §4]

 

      346.169 Exchange of public or private agency records. (1) Notwithstanding the provisions of ORS 346.165 and 346.167, whenever a person who is blind or blind and deaf requests any public or private agency to exchange with another agency the records of the agency concerning the person making the request, the agency shall furnish the records to the designated agency.

      (2) The request made under subsection (1) of this section may be made by a guardian of the person who is blind or blind and deaf.

      (3) As used in this section, “record” includes name and address of the person who is blind or blind and deaf, medical and psychological records, and other information designated by the person requesting the exchange of records.

      (4) Where appropriate, a request for an exchange of records made under the provisions of this section shall be subject to the confidentiality and access provisions of ORS 179.495, 326.565, 326.575, 336.187, 341.290, 344.600, 411.320, 419B.035 and 419B.045. [1975 c.597 §1; 1993 c.546 §103; 2007 c.70 §122]

 

      Note: 346.169 was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 346 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

 

      346.170 Program for conservation and restoration of sight and prevention of blindness; free eye care. (1) The Commission for the Blind shall maintain a program for the conservation and restoration of sight and the prevention of blindness, the objects of which shall be to inaugurate and cooperate in such measures for the prevention of blindness in Oregon as the commission may deem advisable.

      (2) The commission in its discretion may arrange for and pay for the examination of the eyes of individual persons with visual impairments and may obtain and pay for medical and surgical treatment and glasses for such persons. [Amended by 1973 c.713 §3; 1975 c.638 §3; 2007 c.70 §123]

 

      346.180 Vocational rehabilitation services. The Commission for the Blind shall maintain a program of vocational rehabilitation services. The object of the program shall be to aid persons with visual impairments in finding employment, to provide such physical restoration as will increase their employability, to establish a program of small business enterprises in which such persons are able to work, to establish individual programs of college and university instruction, also training in trades and occupations which may be followed in their homes and elsewhere, to cooperate with the United States Government in vocational rehabilitation programs for persons who are blind, including establishment of small business enterprises for them in buildings owned or rented by the federal government and to assist persons with visual impairments, in whatever manner may seem advisable to the commission, in disposing of the products of their industries. [Amended by 1975 c.638 §4; 1989 c.224 §60; 2007 c.70 §124]

 

      346.190 Industries for the Blind Program. (1) The Commission for the Blind shall establish and maintain a program of industries for persons who are blind. For that purpose, it shall equip and operate one or more training centers, one or more workshops and home industry activities for the employment of suitable persons who are blind, and may devise ways and means for the sale and distribution of the products and services of the Industries for the Blind Program. The commission may conduct such investigation and research as it may deem advisable in selecting new types of industries suitable for workers with visual impairments.

      (2) The commission shall pay workers with visual impairments who have completed their training suitable compensation for their work in the Industries for the Blind Program. The services performed by workers within the Industries for the Blind Program shall be considered services for a nonprofit organization.

      (3) The commission may employ persons without visual impairments as workers in the Industries for the Blind Program as necessary to operate the program, to the extent that such persons do not constitute more than 25 percent of the total workforce of the program. The services performed by such persons shall be considered services for a nonprofit organization.

      (4) Except for those persons employed in a supervisory or administrative capacity:

      (a) ORS chapter 240 does not apply to workers in the Industries for the Blind Program. However, the commission may allow vacation and sick leave to the employees of the Industries for the Blind Program consistent with the schedules established under the State Personnel Relations Law.

      (b) Notwithstanding ORS 238.015, a worker in the Industries for the Blind Program working on July 21, 1973, shall become a member of the Public Employees Retirement System at the beginning of the first full pay period after the worker has completed 12 months’ service uninterrupted by a total of more than 30 working days during the 12 months’ period. This subsection shall not apply nor extend to workers entering the Industries for the Blind Program after July 21, 1973.

      (5) As used in this section, “nonprofit organization” means an organization, or group of organizations, described in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code that is exempt from income tax under section 501(a) of the Internal Revenue Code. [Amended by 1957 c.190 §1; 1967 c.535 §1; 1969 c.240 §2; 1973 c.713 §4; 1979 c.468 §33; 1989 c.224 §61; 2005 c.218 §16; 2007 c.70 §125]

 

      346.200 [Repealed by 1973 c.713 §8]

 

      346.210 Supplying materials and equipment to persons with visual impairment. The Commission for the Blind may, whenever it deems proper, aid persons with visual impairments or groups of such persons by supplying materials, equipment or machinery to them, and also may assist them in the sale and distribution of their products. The ownership of the materials, equipment or machinery supplied to persons with visual impairments may be transferred to such persons by the commission. [Amended by 1975 c.638 §5; 1977 c.277 §1; 1989 c.224 §62; 2007 c.70 §126]

 

      346.220 Preference for products or services of persons with visual impairment in state purchases. Whenever any of the products or services, including operation of vending facilities as defined in ORS 346.510, of persons with visual impairments, produced under the supervision and direction of the Commission for the Blind, meet the requirements of any state department or institution as to quality, quantity and price, such products or services shall have preference and the state departments and institutions shall purchase from the commission such products or services as may be required. [Amended by 1975 c.638 §6; 1989 c.224 §63; 2007 c.70 §127]

 

      346.230 Commission accounts; funds; appropriations; sales on credit. (1) The Commission for the Blind shall keep separate books of accounts for its industries. All negotiable funds received by the commission from the sale of any products made at its workshops, or from the sale of products made under its supervision to which it has title, shall be paid into the State Treasury and by that office kept separate and apart from other funds. Funds so paid in shall be paid out only on warrants of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services, based on duly verified vouchers, as other claims are paid, for the support and maintenance of the industries, the payment of workers in such industries, the purchase of real estate, the planning, construction and remodeling of buildings for workshops and the carrying on of the work of the commission. The sums of money so paid in are continuously appropriated to the commission for the purposes stated.

      (2) Subject to any other applicable law regulating the sale of goods on credit, the commission may sell products on credit as well as for cash. [Amended by 1959 c.98 §1; 1961 c.484 §2; 1983 c.740 §114; 2005 c.755 §23]

 

      346.235 [1959 c.98 §3; repealed by 1965 c.448 §4]

 

      346.240 Payment of incidental expenses of commission. The Oregon Department of Administrative Services may, from time to time, as may be necessary, draw a warrant in favor of the Commission for the Blind for a sum not exceeding $1,500 in any one amount, but not in any event in excess of the amount paid into the State Treasury under ORS 346.230, to be used for the purpose of paying for postage, expressage, freight, telegraph, telephone and other incidental expenses for which payment must be made in cash. The commission shall file with the Oregon Department of Administrative Services, from time to time, vouchers therefor. Before the commission shall receive any moneys to be expended for incidental expenses, the commission shall designate the person to whom the funds shall be paid. [Amended by 1973 c.713 §5; 1983 c.740 §115]

 

      346.250 Program of social and educational services. The Commission for the Blind may establish a program of social and educational services for the purpose of ameliorating the condition of persons with visual impairments by providing instruction that will assist them in making the best possible adjustment to conditions resulting from loss or impairment of sight, as the commission may deem advisable. Special courses of instruction and training may be established at training centers and workshops for persons with visual impairments that shall include home economics, household mechanics, orientation to better living and such other instruction as will contribute to the economic and social adjustment of persons with visual impairments. Persons with whom persons with visual impairments are living may, whenever the commission deems necessary, be given instruction that will assist them in caring for such persons with visual impairments. The commission through this program also shall cooperate with the Library of Congress and other agencies in the distribution of talking-book machines, sound-reproducing equipment and other devices designed for the use of persons who are blind, and from time to time may cause to be made and distributed to persons in this state who have visual impairments specially recorded subjects and Braille publications. [Amended by 1973 c.713 §6; 1989 c.224 §64; 2007 c.70 §128]

 

      346.260 Cooperation with Department of Human Services. The Commission for the Blind shall:

      (1) Cooperate with the Department of Human Services in the administration of programs for persons who are blind; and

      (2) When requested by the department, make an investigation of an applicant eligible for programs for persons who are blind and make recommendations to the department regarding services for the applicant and the employability of the applicant. [Amended by 2001 c.355 §1; 2007 c.70 §129]

 

      346.265 Authority to cooperate with and receive grants from federal government. In addition to its other powers, the Commission for the Blind may enter into agreements with, join with or accept grants from, the federal government for cooperative research, demonstration projects and personnel training programs. The commission is designated the state agency to receive any other federal funds available for the furtherance of the programs under the administration of the commission. [1961 c.484 §5]

 

      346.270 Receipt and expenditure of gifts and bequests. The Commission for the Blind may receive moneys by gift or bequest and expend the moneys for any of the objects and purposes of the commission under ORS 346.120. Moneys received under this section shall be deposited with the State Treasurer in an account separate and distinct from the General Fund. Interest earned by the account shall be credited to the account. [Amended by 1965 c.100 §452; 1975 c.605 §18; 1989 c.966 §29]

 

      346.280 [Repealed by 1975 c.605 §33]

 

      346.290 Commission for the Blind Account. (1) There is established in the General Fund of the State Treasury an account to be known as the Commission for the Blind Account. Except for Industries for the Blind Program funds designated in ORS 346.230 and funds made available to the commission under ORS 346.270 or deposited pursuant to ORS 346.540, all moneys received by the commission for promoting the welfare of persons with visual impairments shall be paid into the State Treasury and credited to the Commission for the Blind Account. All moneys in the Commission for the Blind Account hereby are appropriated continuously for and shall be used by the commission for the respective purposes authorized by law.

      (2) The Commission for the Blind shall keep a record of all moneys deposited in the Commission for the Blind Account. The record shall indicate by separate cumulative accounts the source from which the moneys are derived and the individual activity or program against which each withdrawal is charged. [1963 c.381 §3; 1973 c.713 §7; 1975 c.471 §2; 1981 c.271 §1; 1989 c.224 §65; 2007 c.70 §130]

 

      346.300 Criminal records checks. For the purpose of requesting a state or nationwide criminal records check under ORS 181.534, the Commission for the Blind may require the fingerprints of a person who:

      (1)(a) Is employed or applying for employment by the commission; or

      (b) Provides services or seeks to provide services to the commission as a volunteer; and

      (2) Is, or will be, working or providing services in a position:

      (a) In which the person has or will have access to information that is confidential under state or federal laws, rules or regulations; or

      (b) In which the person has direct contact with people who are served by the commission. [2007 c.619 §2]

 

      346.310 [Repealed by 1973 c.713 §8]

 

FUNDING FOR SERVICES TO STUDENTS WHO ARE BLIND OR VISUALLY IMPAIRED

 

      346.315 Blind and Visually Impaired Student Fund. (1) The Blind and Visually Impaired Student Fund is established in the State Treasury, separate and distinct from the General Fund. Interest earned by the Blind and Visually Impaired Student Fund shall be credited to the Blind and Visually Impaired Student Fund.

      (2) Moneys in the Blind and Visually Impaired Student Fund are continuously appropriated to the Department of Education for the purposes of:

      (a) Assisting students who are blind or visually impaired in receiving appropriate resources and services, including educational services, in the communities where the students reside or in other settings identified in individualized education programs for students described in section 3 (1), chapter 562, Oregon Laws 2009;

      (b) Supplementing funds available to regional programs authorized under ORS 343.236 (1)(a)(A) and (C) to ensure access to the expanded core curriculum for students who are blind or visually impaired;

      (c) Coordinating professional development of persons who provide educational services to students who are blind or visually impaired;

      (d) Providing technical assistance for the purpose of providing educational services to students who are blind or visually impaired; and

      (e) Coordinating activities for the benefit of students who are blind or visually impaired.

      (3) When determining the manner in which to spend the moneys in the Blind and Visually Impaired Student Fund, the Department of Education shall:

      (a) Give priority to services or resources used by students described in section 3 (1), chapter 562, Oregon Laws 2009; and

      (b) Ensure that the moneys are used in addition to any other available moneys and do not supplant moneys available from any other source.

      (4) Notwithstanding subsection (3)(b) of this section, a school district is not required to seek moneys from the High Cost Disabilities Account established by ORS 327.348 prior to seeking moneys from the Blind and Visually Impaired Student Fund for costs associated with providing services to a student if:

      (a) The student is a student described in section 3 (1), chapter 562, Oregon Laws 2009;

      (b) The purpose of the moneys is to provide appropriate resources and services, including educational services, in a setting identified in the individualized education program for the student; and

      (c) The total cost of the resources and services includes both medical and educational costs and exceeds $200,000 per fiscal year. [2009 c.562 §7; 2010 c.54 §5]

 

      Note: The amendments to 346.315 by section 8, chapter 562, Oregon Laws 2009, become operative June 30, 2020. See section 9, chapter 562, Oregon Laws 2009. The text that is operative on and after June 30, 2020, is set forth for the user’s convenience. 346.315. (1) The Blind and Visually Impaired Student Fund is established in the State Treasury, separate and distinct from the General Fund. Interest earned by the Blind and Visually Impaired Student Fund shall be credited to the Blind and Visually Impaired Student Fund.

      (2) Moneys in the Blind and Visually Impaired Student Fund are continuously appropriated to the Department of Education for the purposes of:

      (a) Assisting students who are blind or visually impaired in receiving appropriate resources and services, including educational services, in the communities where the students reside;

      (b) Supplementing funds available to regional programs authorized under ORS 343.236 (1)(a)(A) and (C) to ensure access to the expanded core curriculum for students who are blind or visually impaired;

      (c) Coordinating professional development of persons who provide educational services to students who are blind or visually impaired;

      (d) Providing technical assistance for the purpose of providing educational services to students who are blind or visually impaired; and

      (e) Coordinating activities for the benefit of students who are blind or visually impaired.

      (3) When determining the manner in which to spend the moneys in the Blind and Visually Impaired Student Fund, the Department of Education shall ensure that the moneys are used in addition to any other available moneys and do not supplant moneys available from any other source.

 

      346.320 [Amended by 1961 c.484 §3; repealed by 1973 c.713 §8]

 

      346.330 [Repealed by 1957 c.190 §2]

 

      346.340 [Repealed by 1973 c.713 §8]

 

      346.350 [Repealed by 1955 c.112 §1]

 

      346.360 [Amended by 1967 c.335 §40; repealed by 1973 c.713 §8]

 

      346.370 [Repealed by 1957 c.190 §2]

 

      346.380 [Repealed by 1957 c.190 §2]

 

      346.390 [Repealed by 1957 c.190 §2]

 

VENDING FACILITIES ON PUBLIC PROPERTY

 

      346.510 Definitions for ORS 346.510 to 346.570. As used in ORS 346.510 to 346.570, the term:

      (1) “Operator” means the individual person who is blind and who is responsible for the day-to-day conduct of the vending facility operation.

      (2) “Person who is blind” means a person having not more than 20/200 visual acuity in the better eye with best correction or whose visual acuity, if better than 20/200, is accompanied by a limit to the field of vision to such a degree that its widest diameter subtends an angle of no greater than 20 degrees. Such blindness shall be certified by a licensed physician who specializes in diseases of the eye.

      (3) “Public building” or “property” means any building, land or other real property, owned, leased or occupied by any department or agency of the State of Oregon or any of its political subdivisions except public elementary and secondary schools.

      (4) “Vending facility” means:

      (a) Such shelters, counters, shelving, display and wall cases, refrigerating apparatus and other appropriate auxiliary equipment as are necessary or customarily used for the vending of such articles as may be approved by the Commission for the Blind and the agency having care, custody and control of the building or property in or on which the vending facility is located;

      (b) Manual or coin operated vending machines or similar devices for vending such articles; or

      (c) Cafeterias or snack bars for the dispensing of food stuffs and beverages. [1957 c.295 §2; 1975 c.638 §7; 2007 c.70 §131]

 

      346.520 Persons who are blind to operate vending facilities in public buildings or on public property; charges prohibited; exception. (1) For the purposes of providing persons who are blind with remunerative employment, enlarging the economic opportunities of those persons and stimulating them to greater efforts to make themselves self-supporting with independent livelihoods, persons who are blind and who are licensed under the provisions of ORS 346.510 to 346.570 by the Commission for the Blind, as set forth in ORS 346.510 to 346.570, shall operate vending facilities in or on any public buildings or properties where, in the discretion of the head of the department or agency in charge of the maintenance of such buildings or properties, such vending facilities may properly and satisfactorily operate.

      (2) Notwithstanding ORS 276.385, the department or agency in charge of the maintenance of a public building or property in or on which a vending facility is operated under ORS 346.510 to 346.570 may not charge the Commission for the Blind or persons who are blind and who are licensed under the provisions of ORS 346.510 to 346.570 any amount for:

      (a) Rental of the space in or on which the vending facility is operated; or

      (b) Utility costs incurred in the operation of the vending facility.

      (3) Subsection (2) of this section does not apply to charges imposed by the Department of Transportation. Subject to the availability of funds, the department may refrain from charging any amount for rental of space or utility costs described in subsection (2) of this section. [1957 c.295 §1; 1975 c.638 §8; 2003 c.268 §1; 2007 c.70 §132]

 

      346.530 Notice to commission on vending facilities locations; statement of reason for refusal of commission offer. (1) Each head of the department or agency in charge of the maintenance of public buildings or properties shall:

      (a) Periodically notify the Commission for the Blind in writing of any and all existing locations where vending facilities are in operation or where vending facilities might properly and satisfactorily be operated.

      (b) Not less than 30 days prior to the reactivation, leasing, re-leasing, licensing or issuance of permit for operation of any vending facility, inform the Commission for the Blind of such contemplated action.

      (c) Inform the Commission for the Blind of any locations where such vending facilities are planned or might properly and satisfactorily be operated in or about other public buildings or properties as may now or thereafter come under the jurisdiction of the department or agency for maintenance, such information to be given not less than 30 days prior to leasing, re-leasing, licensing or issuance of permit for operation of any vending facility in such public building or on such property.

      (2) If the Commission for the Blind makes an offer to operate a vending facility under the provisions of this section and the offer is not accepted for reasons other than the decision to have no vending facility on the premises, such head of the department or agency shall notify the commission in writing of the reasons for refusing its offer, including but not limited to the terms and conditions of the offer which was accepted, if any.

      (3) Any contract or agreement entered into subsequent to July 1, 1975, which is not in compliance with or in violation of ORS 346.220 and 346.510 to 346.570, shall be null and void. [1957 c.295 §3; 1965 c.471 §1; 1975 c.638 §9]

 

      346.540 Duties of commission with respect to operation of vending facilities; rules. (1) The Commission for the Blind shall:

      (a) Make surveys of public buildings or properties to determine their suitability as locations for vending facilities to be operated by persons who are blind and advise the heads of departments or agencies charged with the maintenance of such buildings or properties as to their findings.

      (b) With the consent of the head of the department or agency charged with the maintenance of the buildings or properties, establish vending facilities in those locations which the Commission for the Blind has determined to be suitable, and may enter into leases or licensing agreements therefor.

      (c) Select, train, license and install qualified persons who are blind as managers of such vending facilities.

      (d) Adopt rules as it may from time to time deem necessary to assure the proper and satisfactory operation of such vending facilities, and for the benefit of vending facility operators.

      (e) Provide for the continued operation of established vending facilities if a qualified person who is blind is not available until a qualified person who is blind is available for assignment as manager.

      (2) If the head of the department or agency charged with the maintenance of buildings or properties does not consent to the establishment of vending facilities in locations in the building or on the property which were determined suitable by the commission, that person shall inform the commission in writing of the reasons why consent is not given.

      (3) The commission may establish in the State Treasury a fund from the net proceeds of the operation of vending facilities. Moneys so deposited including the interest thereon shall be credited by the State Treasurer to a special checking account, separate and distinct from the General Fund. Disbursement may be made by check signed by the person designated by the commission. The fund shall be used for the purposes of and are continuously appropriated for maintenance and replacement of equipment, management services, assuring a fair minimum of return to vendors, or for such other purposes necessary and proper for the benefit of operators of vending facilities. Interest earned by the account shall be credited to the account. [1957 c.295 §4; 1965 c.471 §2; 1975 c.638 §10; 1981 c.271 §2; 1989 c.966 §30; 2007 c.70 §133]

 

      346.550 Commodities and articles that may be sold at vending facilities. A vending facility operated under the provisions of ORS 346.510 to 346.570 shall be used solely for the vending of such commodities and articles as may be approved by the Commission for the Blind and by the head of the department or agency in charge of the maintenance of the building or property in or on which such facility is operated. [1957 c.295 §5; 1975 c.638 §11]

 

      346.560 Operator subject to applicable laws and ordinances. The operator of each vending facility operated under the provisions of ORS 346.510 to 346.570 shall be subject to the provisions of any and all laws and ordinances applying within the territory within which such facility is located including those requiring a license or permit for the conduct of such business or any particular aspect thereof. [1957 c.295 §6; 1975 c.638 §12]

 

      346.565 Participation in state health benefit plan and deferred compensation plan. (1) A business enterprise manager who is blind, as described under ORS 346.510 to 346.570, or a person who is blind who is an employee of a private nonprofit Oregon corporation established and authorized by the Commission for the Blind to provide employment to persons who are blind may participate in a health benefit plan available to state employees pursuant to ORS 243.105 to 243.285 at the expense of the manager or employee.

      (2) A business enterprise manager who is blind, as described under ORS 346.510 to 346.570, may participate in state deferred compensation plan established under ORS 243.401 to 243.507, contingent on participation not affecting the tax exempt status of other contributions to the deferred compensation plan.

      (3) For the purposes of subsections (1) and (2) of this section, such managers and employees shall be considered eligible state employees. [1991 c.577 §2; 1997 c.179 §28; 1997 c.222 §51; 2007 c.70 §134]

 

      346.570 Rights of persons operating vending facilities prior to August 20, 1957. (1) Those individuals who are operating vending facilities in public buildings or on public properties, as defined in ORS 346.510 prior to August 20, 1957, shall not be affected by ORS 346.510 to 346.570, except and only insofar as provided in ORS 346.530 (2).

      (2) Any person who is blind and who is presently operating a vending facility in or on public buildings or properties and who desires to make use of the advantages of the program authorized by ORS 346.510 to 346.570 shall have the right to do so; and, in such instance, the Commission for the Blind may negotiate and consummate arrangements for the purchase of such vending facility equipment as it may deem necessary for the satisfactory operation of the vending facility. [1957 c.295 §7; 1975 c.638 §13; 1987 c.158 §61; 2007 c.70 §135]

 

      346.610 [1967 c.259 §1; 1971 c.87 §1; 1973 c.714 §12; 1981 c.771 §1; 2007 c.70 §136; repealed by 2013 c.530 §10]

 

      346.620 [1967 c.259 §2; 1971 c.87 §2; part renumbered 346.991; 2007 c.70 §137; repealed by 2013 c.530 §10]

 

      346.630 [1975 c.256 §8; 1981 c.179 §1; 1993 c.369 §35; 1995 c.618 §67; 2007 c.70 §138; 2009 c.472 §1; repealed by 2013 c.530 §10]

 

      346.640 [1981 c.771 §3; 2007 c.70 §139; 2009 c.11 §44; repealed by 2013 c.530 §10]

 

      346.650 [1981 c.771 §4; 2007 c.70 §140; repealed by 2013 c.530 §10]

 

      346.660 [1981 c.771 §5; 1993 c.369 §36; 2007 c.70 §141; 2009 c.472 §2; repealed by 2013 c.530 §10]

 

      346.680 [1989 c.336 §1; 1993 c.369 §37; 1995 c.79 §189; 2007 c.70 §142; repealed by 2013 c.530 §10]

 

      346.685 [1989 c.336 §2; 2007 c.70 §143; repealed by 2013 c.530 §10]

 

      346.687 [1993 c.312 §2; 1995 c.618 §68; 2007 c.70 §144; 2013 c.530 §7; renumbered 659A.141 in 2013]

 

      346.690 [1989 c.336 §3; 1995 c.618 §69; 2007 c.70 §145; 2009 c.472 §3; repealed by 2013 c.530 §10]

 

      346.990 [Repealed by 1965 c.100 §456]

 

PENALTIES

 

      346.991 Penalties. Violation of ORS 346.167 is a Class C misdemeanor. [Subsection (1) enacted as 1971 c.312 §6; subsection (2) derived from 346.620; 1981 c.771 §2; subsection (3) enacted as 1981 c.771 §6; subsection (4) enacted as 1989 c.336 §5; 1993 c.369 §38; 2003 c.378 §33; 2011 c.597 §185; 2013 c.530 §9]

 

CHAPTER 347

[Reserved for expansion]

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