2007 ORS § 426.370¹
Withholding information obtained in certain commitment or admission investigations

A community mental health and developmental disabilities program director or designee may withhold information obtained during an investigation under ORS 426.070 (Initiation), 426.228 (Custody), 426.232 (Physician emergency admission), 426.233 (Authority of community mental health and developmental disabilities program director and of other persons) or 426.234 (Duties of professionals at facility where person admitted) if the community mental health and developmental disabilities program director determines:

(1) That information was not included in its investigation report or otherwise used in a material way to support a determination by the community mental health and developmental disabilities program director that there was probable cause to believe a person was a mentally ill person; and

(2) Release of the information would constitute a clear and immediate danger to any person. [1989 c.993 §6; 1993 c.484 §25]

Note: 426.370 (Withholding information obtained in certain commitment or admission investigations) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 426 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.