Oregon Statutes - Chapter 440 - Health Districts; Port Hospitals - Section 440.505 - Port hospitals; levy of taxes; property exempt from taxation.

(1) A port may construct, maintain and operate hospitals within its boundaries, subject to the provisions and limitations upon indebtedness of the port imposed by law. However, after June 23, 1967, a port may not construct or acquire a hospital if any part of a health district organized pursuant to ORS 440.315 to 440.410 lies within the boundaries of the port.

(2) Should any port district under authority of subsection (1) of this section after August 20, 1957, construct, maintain and operate a hospital or hospital facilities and levy a tax for any indebtedness or other expense incurred therefor, all taxable property in the port district and also within a health district then operating hospital facilities shall be exempt from all taxes levied by a port district for such hospital purposes. [Formerly 441.505; 2003 c.802 §115]


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