Oregon Statutes - Chapter 430 - Administration; Alcohol and Drug Abuse Programs - Section 430.290 - Prevention of alcoholism and drug dependency.

(1) The objective of this section is to prevent alcoholism and drug dependency.

(2) To carry out the objective of this section, the Department of Human Services shall:

(a) Consult with and be advised by the Governorís Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse Programs and the Mental Health Advisory Board in identifying program priorities for the primary prevention of alcoholism and drug dependency.

(b) Solicit program proposals that address identified priorities from agencies, associations, individuals or any political subdivision of this state and award and distribute moneys under this section in accordance with the provisions of this section.

(3) Every applicant for a grant to develop a primary prevention of alcoholism program shall be assisted in its preparation by the local alcohol planning committee, if there be one, operating in the area to which the application relates. Every applicant shall establish to the satisfaction of the department that the committee was actively involved in the development and preparation of such program.

(4) Every grant applicant shall include the recommendations of the local alcohol planning committee, if there be one, operating in the area. The department shall take the recommendations of the local alcohol planning committee into consideration before making or refusing a grant. [1973 c.582 §§1,2; 1985 c.740 §13]

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