2015 ORS 109.317¹
Adoption Summary and Segregated Information Statement
  • exhibits
  • confidentiality

(1) An Adoption Summary and Segregated Information Statement must be filed concurrently with every petition for adoption of a minor child filed under ORS 109.309 (Petition for adoption). The statement must summarize information in the adoption proceeding and include additional information and attached exhibits as required under this section. The statement must contain, at a minimum, the following information if known or readily ascertainable by the petitioner:

(a) The full name, permanent address and telephone number of each petitioner;

(b) The current full name, the proposed adoptive name and the date and place of birth of the minor child;

(c) The names, permanent addresses and telephone numbers of any person whose consent to the adoption is required under ORS 109.321 (Consent to adoption);

(d) The name and relationship to the minor child and address of any person or entity for whom the written consent requirement under ORS 109.321 (Consent to adoption) is waived or not required as provided in ORS 109.322 (Consent of parent with mental illness or intellectual disability), 109.323 (Consent when custody of child has been awarded in divorce proceedings), 109.324 (Consent when parent has deserted or neglected child), 109.325 (Consent by Department of Human Services or approved child-caring agency of this state), 109.326 (Consent when husband not father) and 109.327 (Consent by organization located outside Oregon) or whose written consent may be substituted for the written consent requirement under ORS 109.321 (Consent to adoption) as provided in ORS 109.322 (Consent of parent with mental illness or intellectual disability), 109.323 (Consent when custody of child has been awarded in divorce proceedings), 109.324 (Consent when parent has deserted or neglected child), 109.325 (Consent by Department of Human Services or approved child-caring agency of this state), 109.326 (Consent when husband not father), 109.327 (Consent by organization located outside Oregon), 109.328 (Consent of child 14 years of age or older) and 109.329 (Adoption of person 18 years of age or older or legally married);

(e) The information required by the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act under ORS 109.701 (Short title) to 109.834 (Severability clause) except that, when the Department of Human Services or an approved child-caring agency of this or any other state has placed a minor child with a foster parent, the information required under this paragraph regarding the minor child’s address, whereabouts or places the minor child has lived during the past five years, as required under ORS 107.767, is limited to the fact that the minor child was placed with a foster parent and the county and state of the location of the foster care placement, and disclosure of the foster parent’s name and address is specifically exempted from the requirements of this paragraph;

(f) The name, address and telephone number of any adoption agency that will be consenting, or has consented, to the adoption;

(g) The name, bar number and contact information for any attorney representing a petitioner or a person whose consent to the adoption is required under ORS 109.321 (Consent to adoption); and

(h) An indication of the type of adoption proceeding as follows:

(A) Private agency adoption, whether domestic or international;

(B) Nonrelated independent adoption;

(C) Readoption of a minor child adopted in a foreign nation under ORS 109.385 (Readoption proceeding);

(D) Relative independent adoption;

(E) Stepparent independent adoption;

(F) An independent adoption involving one petitioner who retains parental rights;

(G) Out-of-state public agency adoption;

(H) An adoption in which the Department of Human Services gives consent under ORS 109.325 (Consent by Department of Human Services or approved child-caring agency of this state); or

(I) Any other specified adoption.

(2) An Adoption Summary and Segregated Information Statement must, if applicable, have the following attached as exhibits:

(a) A home study or written evidence that a home study has been approved as required by ORS 109.309 (Petition for adoption), unless waived;

(b) A report of adoption on a form prescribed and furnished by the State Registrar of the Center for Health Statistics as required under ORS 432.223 (Reports of adoption); and

(c) A medical history of the minor child and of the biological parents as required under ORS 109.342 (Medical history of child and biological parents required).

(3) A waiver of the home study requirement may be substituted for the requirement under subsection (2)(a) of this section.

(4) The petitioner has a continuing duty to inform the court of any change to the information required under this section or when information that was not previously known or ascertainable becomes known or ascertainable.

(5) The Adoption Summary and Segregated Information Statement and the exhibits submitted under subsection (2) of this section are confidential and may not be inspected or copied except as otherwise provided under ORS 109.305 (Interpretation of adoption laws) to 109.410 (Certificate of adoption) or 109.425 (Definitions for ORS 109.425 to 109.507) to 109.507 (Access to Department of Human Services records required). The Adoption Summary and Segregated Information Statement and the exhibits submitted under this section must be segregated in the record of the adoption case from other records, papers and files in the record of the adoption case. [2013 c.346 §5; 2015 c.511 §2]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Change of name in public records, (1977) Vol 38, p 945

Chapter 109

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.