Oregon Statutes - Chapter 410 - Senior and Disability Services - Section 410.625 - Authority of commission; budget.

(1) In carrying out its duties under ORS 410.600 to 410.625, the Home Care Commission may:

(a) Enter into an interagency agreement or a contract with any state agency for the performance of the commissionís duties or the leasing of office space;

(b) Provide nonemployee compensation to home care workers or prospective home care workers who attend training sessions approved or sponsored by the commission;

(c) On behalf of an elderly person or a disabled person who hires a home care worker through the Home Care Commission registry, elect workersí compensation coverage or arrange for health insurance coverage, including group coverage, for the personís home care workers; and

(d) As prescribed by rule, charge fees to and collect fees from persons who attend training sessions sponsored by the commission and who currently are not home care workers.

(2) The commission and the Department of Human Services shall confer as to the amount of funds necessary to carry out the duties and activities of the commission, and the department shall include the agreed upon amount in the Governorís budget request to the Legislative Assembly.

(3) The commission may apply for and receive gifts and grants from any public or private source.

(4) The commission may award grants from funds appropriated by the Legislative Assembly to the department for allocation to the commission or from funds otherwise available from any other source for the purpose of carrying out the duties of the commission under ORS 410.600 to 410.625. [2007 c.797 §2]

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