Oregon Statutes - Chapter 427 - Persons With Mental Retardation; Persons With Developmental Disabilities - Section 427.185 - Application for admission; diagnostic evaluation; costs of transportation and maintenance during evaluation.

(1) A person seeking admission to a state training center shall apply on forms and in the manner established by the Department of Human Services, to the community mental health and developmental disabilities program serving the area in which the applicant currently resides. If the person seeking admission is a minor or is incapacitated, the application shall be made by the personís parents or guardian or by the person entitled to custody.

(2) Upon receipt of an application, the community mental health and developmental disabilities program shall provide or arrange a diagnostic evaluation, meeting the requirements set forth in ORS 427.105, of the person on whose behalf the application for admission is made at a facility approved by the department. The community mental health and developmental disabilities program or its designee shall schedule a date for the diagnostic evaluation and notify the applicant or person having custody. No person shall be kept in residence in a training center for a diagnostic evaluation longer than 10 business days.

(3) The costs of transportation to the community mental health and developmental disabilities program or designated facility shall be paid by the applicant. The cost of maintenance for any period of residence in a training center shall be determined as provided for in ORS 179.610 to 179.770 and paid by the applicant or other persons or agencies legally responsible. [Formerly 427.225]

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