2017 ORS 124.071¹
Deadline to complete abuse investigation
  • exception
  • written report required

(1) Investigations commenced by the Department of Human Services pursuant to ORS 124.070 (Duty to investigate) must be completed by the department on or before 120 days after receipt of the report of abuse made under ORS 124.060 (Duty of officials to report), unless there is an ongoing concurrent criminal investigation, in which case the department may take a reasonable amount of additional time in which to complete the investigation.

(2) Upon completion of an investigation in accordance with subsection (1) of this section, a written report shall be prepared that includes information as required by rule adopted by the department, including but not limited to the following:

(a) The date and location of the report of abuse and of the incident of abuse that was reported;

(b) The dates that the investigation was commenced and completed and by what entity;

(c) A description of documents and records reviewed during the investigation;

(d) An identification of any witness statements that were obtained during the investigation; and

(e) A statement of the factual basis for any findings and a summary of the findings made as a result of the investigation. [2014 c.104 §2]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 124—Abuse Prevention and Reporting; Civil Action for Abuse, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors124.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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.