(1) The State Registrar of the Center for Health Statistics shall:
(a) Under the supervision of the Director of Human Services, have charge of the Center for Health Statistics.
(b) Administer and enforce the provisions of this chapter and the rules adopted pursuant thereto for the efficient administration of the system of vital statistics.
(c) Direct and supervise the system of vital statistics and the Center for Health Statistics and be custodian of its records.
(d) Direct, supervise and control the activities of all persons when they are engaged in activities pertaining to the operation of the system of vital statistics.
(e) Conduct training programs to promote uniformity of policy and procedures throughout the state in matters pertaining to the system of vital statistics.
(f) Prescribe, furnish and distribute such forms as are required by this chapter and the rules adopted pursuant thereto or prescribe other means for transmission of data to accomplish the purpose of complete and accurate reporting and registration.
(g) Prepare and publish reports of vital statistics of this state and such other reports as may be required by the Department of Human Services.
(h) Provide to local health agencies such copies of or data derived from certificates and reports required under this chapter as the state registrar shall determine are necessary for local health planning and program activities. The state registrar shall establish a schedule with each local health agency for transmittal of the copies or data. The copies or data shall remain the property of the Center for Health Statistics and the uses that may be made of them shall be determined by the state registrar.
(i) Provide local health agencies training and consultation in working with health data.
(2) The state registrar may delegate such functions and duties vested in the state registrar to employees of the Center for Health Statistics and to employees of any office established or designated under ORS 432.035. [Amended by 1975 c.605 §22; 1983 c.709 §4; 1997 c.783 §4]Section: Previous 432.005 432.010 432.015 432.020 432.025 432.030 432.035 432.040 432.045 432.050 432.055 432.060 432.075 432.080 432.085 Next
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