2015 ORS § 418.285¹
Authority of department same as private child-caring agency under ORS 418.270 to 418.280

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This section is amended
Effective April 4, 2016
Relating to child welfare; creating new provisions; amending ORS 30.260, 109.070, 109.319, 128.640, 278.322, 418.205, 418.210, 418.215, 418.240, 418.246, 418.250, 418.255, 418.260, 418.263, 418.265, 418.270, 418.275, 418.280, 418.285, 418.290, 418.295, 418.305, 418.306, 418.312, 418.325, 418.327, 418.475, 418.485, 418.495, 418.625, 418.647, 418.950, 418.990, 418.992, 418.993, 418.995, 418.998, 419A.004, 419B.005, 419B.371, 441.277, 443.830, 479.210, 479.217, 497.162, 609.652 and 657.060; and declaring an emergency.

In addition to its other powers and responsibilities, the Department of Human Services has the same authority as a private child-caring agency under ORS 418.270 (Surrender of child to private child-caring agency) to 418.280 (Placement of children). In exercising this authority, the department shall comply with the provisions of ORS 418.270 (Surrender of child to private child-caring agency) to 418.280 (Placement of children) the same as a private child-caring agency. [Formerly 419.133 [bad link]; 1971 c.401 §22; 2003 c.14 §219]