Oregon Statutes - Chapter 431 - State and Local Administration and Enforcement of Health Laws - Section 431.270 - Department duties.

(1) The Department of Human Services shall educate residents of this state about:

(a) The need for bone marrow donors;

(b) The procedures required to become registered as a potential bone marrow donor, including procedures for determining a personís tissue type; and

(c) The medical procedures a donor must undergo to donate bone marrow or other sources of blood stem cells.

(2) The Department of Human Services shall make special efforts to educate and recruit citizens of Oregon with a special emphasis on minority populations to volunteer as potential bone marrow donors. Means of communication may include use of press, radio and television, and placement of educational materials in appropriate health care facilities, blood banks and state and local agencies. The Department of Human Services in conjunction with the Department of Transportation shall make educational materials available at all places where driver licenses are issued or renewed. [1991 c.652 §1]

Note: 431.270 was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 431 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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