2011 ORS § 332.061¹
Hearing to expel minor students or to examine confidential medical records
  • exceptions to public meetings law

Notwithstanding ORS 192.610 (Definitions for ORS 192.610 to 192.690) to 192.690 (Exceptions to ORS 192.610 to 192.690) governing public meetings:

(1) Any hearing held by a district school board or its hearings officer on any of the following matters shall be conducted in executive session of the board or privately by the hearings officer unless the student or the students parent or guardian requests a public hearing:

(a) Expulsion of a minor student from a public elementary or secondary school.

(b) Matters pertaining to or examination of the confidential medical records of a student, including that students educational program.

(2) If an executive session is held by a district school board or a private hearing is held by its hearings officer under this section, the following shall not be made public:

(a) The name of the minor student.

(b) The issue, including a students confidential medical records and that students educational program.

(c) The discussion.

(d) The school board members vote on the issue.

(3) The school board members may vote in an executive session conducted pursuant to this section. [1975 c.276 §1; 1987 c.841 §1]