2011 ORS § 807.710¹
Reports of persons with cognitive or functional impairment
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(1) For the purposes of this section:

(a) Physician means a person who holds a degree of Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy and is licensed under ORS chapter 677 and a person who holds a degree of Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine and is licensed under ORS chapter 685.

(b) Health care provider means a person licensed, certified or otherwise authorized or permitted by the laws of this state to administer health care.

(2) In consultation with medical experts and experts on cognitive or functional impairments, the Department of Transportation shall adopt rules requiring reporting and:

(a) Designating physicians and health care providers required to report to the department a person whose cognitive or functional impairment affects that persons ability to safely operate a motor vehicle. If a designated physician or health care provider makes a report to the department in good faith, that person shall be immune from civil liability that might otherwise result from making the report. If a designated physician or health care provider does not make a report, that person shall be immune from civil liability that might otherwise result from not making the report.

(b) Designating the cognitive or functional impairments that are likely to affect a persons ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.

(3) Determinations regarding a persons ability to safely operate a motor vehicle may not be based solely on the diagnosis of a medical condition or cognitive or functional impairment, but must be based on the actual effect of that condition or impairment on the persons ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.

(4) Reports required by the department under this section shall be upon forms prescribed or provided by the department. Each report shall include the persons name, address, date of birth, sex and a description of how the persons current medical status affects the persons ability to safely operate a motor vehicle. The department shall consider this information in determining the persons eligibility for a driver license or driver permit.

(5) Except as provided in ORS 802.240 (Driver and vehicle records as evidence), the reports required by the department under this section are confidential and shall be used by the department only to determine the qualifications of persons to operate motor vehicles upon the highways. [1983 c.338 §872; 1999 c.770 §2; 2001 c.736 §1; 2003 c.462 §1; 2007 c.195 §2; 2007 c.434 §3]