2011 ORS § 441.660¹
Photographing resident
  • photograph as record

(1) In carrying out its duties under ORS 441.650 (Investigation of abuse complaint), the law enforcement agency, the Department of Human Services or the area agency on aging may photograph or cause to have photographed any resident subject of the investigation for purposes of preserving evidence of the condition of the resident at the time of the investigation.

(2) Notwithstanding the provisions of ORS 192.410 (Definitions for ORS 192.410 to 192.505) to 192.505 (Exempt and nonexempt public record to be separated), photographs taken under authority of subsection (1) of this section shall not be considered records. [1979 c.770 §7; 1981 c.470 §6; 1987 c.428 §30; 1993 c.759 §8; 2005 c.268 §1]