2013 ORS § 653.545¹
Visitation rights of bureau
  • prosecution of offenses against child labor laws

(1) The Bureau of Labor and Industries or anyone authorized by the bureau in writing may visit any place of business to ascertain whether any minors are employed contrary to ORS 653.310 (Employment certificates on file), 653.315 (Working hours for children under 16 years of age), 653.320 (Employment of children under 14 years) and 653.340 (Employment of minors for message and delivery service) and the rules adopted by the bureau pursuant to ORS 653.307 (Annual employment certificates). The bureau or authorized persons shall report any cases of illegal employment to the proper school authorities and to the district attorney of the county. The bureau may require the business to produce the annual employment certificates and lists of minors employed for inspection.

(2) The bureau shall bring complaints for offenses under ORS 653.310 (Employment certificates on file), 653.315 (Working hours for children under 16 years of age), 653.320 (Employment of children under 14 years) and 653.340 (Employment of minors for message and delivery service) to the attention of the proper district attorney who shall prosecute such offenses. [Amended by 1971 c.626 §4; 1993 c.18 §136a; 1995 c.133 §3; 2013 c.296 §13]