2011 ORS § 180.320¹
Cooperation with division in enforcement
  • confidentiality of information furnished to division

(1) All state agencies, district attorneys and all police officers of the state, county or any municipality, university or court thereof, shall cooperate with the Division of Child Support of the Department of Justice in furnishing and making available information, records and documents necessary to assist in establishing or enforcing support obligations or paternity, in performing the duties set out in ORS 25.080 (Entity primarily responsible for support enforcement services) and in determining the location of any absent parent or child for the purpose of enforcing any state or federal law regarding the unlawful taking or restraint of a child or for the purpose of making or enforcing a child custody determination. Notwithstanding the provisions of ORS 109.225 (Notice to Center for Health Statistics after petition filed), 416.430 (Establishing paternity of child), 432.121 (Disclosure and certification of records and reports), 432.230 (When new certificate issued) and 432.430 (Duty to report on child of unknown parentage), records pertaining to the paternity of a child shall be made available upon written request of an authorized representative of the Division of Child Support. Any information obtained pursuant to this subsection is confidential, and shall be used only for the purposes set out in this subsection.

(2) Information furnished to the Division of Child Support by the Department of Revenue and made confidential by ORS 314.835 (Divulging particulars of returns and reports prohibited) shall be used by the division and its employees solely for the purpose of enforcing the provisions of ORS 180.320 (Cooperation with division in enforcement) to 180.365 (Child Support Suspense Fund) and shall not be disclosed or made known for any other purpose. Any person who violates the prohibition against disclosure contained in this subsection, upon conviction, is punishable as provided in ORS 314.991 (Penalties) (2). [1957 c.105 §4; 1971 c.779 §4; 1979 c.690 §13; 1983 c.761 §12; 1985 c.565 §19; 1985 c.610 §14; 1999 c.80 §73; 2011 c.506 §25]