2013 ORS § 109.304¹
Definitions for ORS 109.305 to 109.410

As used in ORS 109.305 (Interpretation of adoption laws) to 109.410 (Certificate of adoption), unless the context requires otherwise:

(1) Home study means a written report documenting the result of an assessment conducted by the Department of Human Services, a licensed adoption agency or other public agency to evaluate the suitability of a prospective adoptive parent or parents to adopt.

(2) Placement report means a written report prepared by the department or by an Oregon licensed adoption agency after the petition for adoption has been filed that includes the departments or the agencys recommendation to the court concerning whether the court should grant the petition for adoption based upon the departments or the agencys evaluation of:

(a) The status and adjustment of the child; and

(b) The status and adjustment of the childs prospective adoptive parent.

(3) Records, papers and files means all documents, writings, information, exhibits and other filings retained in the courts record of an adoption case pursuant to ORS 109.319 (Separate record of the case), and includes but is not limited to the Adoption Summary and Segregated Information Statement described in ORS 109.317 (Adoption Summary and Segregated Information Statement), and exhibits attached to the statement, the petition and exhibits attached to the petition pursuant to ORS 109.315 (Petition for adoption), and any other motion, judgment, document, writing, information, exhibit or filing retained in the courts record of the adoption case. [1993 c.717 §8; 2013 c.346 §1]