2015 ORS 109.450¹
Child placement agency to maintain registry
  • Department of Human Services duties

(1) A voluntary adoption registry shall be established and maintained by each agency or its successor agency. An agency may delegate or contract with another agency to establish, maintain and operate the registry for the delegating agency.

(2) The Department of Human Services shall establish, maintain and operate the registry for all adoptions not arranged through a licensed agency. The department may contract out the function of establishing, maintaining and operating the registry to another agency. The department may join a voluntary national or international registry and make its records available in the manner authorized by ORS 109.425 (Definitions for ORS 109.425 to 109.507) to 109.507 (Access to Department of Human Services records required). However, if the rules of disclosure of such a voluntary organization differ from those prescribed in ORS 109.425 (Definitions for ORS 109.425 to 109.507) to 109.507 (Access to Department of Human Services records required), ORS 109.425 (Definitions for ORS 109.425 to 109.507) to 109.507 (Access to Department of Human Services records required) shall prevail. [1983 c.672 §6; 1995 c.79 §42; 1995 c.730 §10; 2015 c.200 §16]

Note: See note under 109.425 (Definitions for ORS 109.425 to 109.507).

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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.