2015 ORS 109.225¹
Notice to Center for Health Statistics after petition filed
  • filing notice

(1) After filing the petition, the petitioner shall cause the Center for Health Statistics of the Oregon Health Authority to be served by mail with a notice setting forth the court in which the petition was filed, the date of the filing therein, the case number, the full name and address of the child, the date and place of the child’s birth, or if the child is not yet born, the date and place of the child’s conception and the probable date of the child’s birth, the full names and addresses of the child’s alleged parents, and the names and addresses of the petitioner and of the respondents in the proceedings.

(2) The Center for Health Statistics shall file immediately the notice, or a copy thereof, with the record of the birth of the child or in the same manner as its filing of records of birth if the center does not have a record of the birth. The center shall only provide the information contained in the notice to persons whose names appear in the notice or to persons or agencies showing a legitimate interest in the parent-child relationship including, but not limited to, parties to adoption, juvenile court or heirship proceedings. [1975 c.640 §5; 1983 c.709 §40; 1983 c.762 §6; 1991 c.484 §1; 2009 c.595 §69]

Notes of Decisions

Putative father who filed filia­tion pro­ceed­ing in an­oth­er state but did not file notice with Oregon Vital Statistics Unit was not entitled to notice of adop­tion pro­ceed­ing. Burns v. Crenshaw, 84 Or App 257, 733 P2d 922 (1987), Sup Ct review denied

Notes of Decisions

Contract enforceable under ORS 109.230 (Legality of contract between mother and father of child born out of wedlock) provides addi­tional grounds for enforcing support obliga­tion, but cannot negate obliga­tion of support. Fox v. Hohenshelt, 19 Or App 617, 528 P2d 1376 (1974)

Uniform Child Custody Jurisdic­tion Act does not apply to paternity ac­tion because paternity ac­tion is not custody determina­tion. State ex rel Baldwin v. Hale, 86 Or App 361, 738 P2d 1016 (1987)

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Law Review Cita­tions

12 WLJ 569-589 (1976)


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 109—Parent and Child Rights and Relationships, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors109.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 109, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano109.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.