2015 ORS § 418.305¹
Authority of department to visit placed-out children
  • location and relationships confidential

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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.

The Department of Human Services may require any child-caring agency to divulge the location and relationship of any of its placed-out children. The department or its agents may visit the location to ascertain the condition of such children or the quality of the child-placing work done. The location and relationship of each placed-out child shall be confidentially held by the department and its agents and revealed only when the welfare of the child requires such action on order of a court of competent jurisdiction. [Formerly 419.138 [bad link]; 1971 c.401 §25; 2003 c.14 §220]