2017 ORS 124.087¹
Policies and guidelines to plan for development and standardization of certain resources and technologies

The Department of Human Services shall adopt policies and guidelines to plan for the development and standardization of resources and technologies to:

(1) Create a database, registry or other electronic record of reports of abuse made under ORS 124.060 (Duty of officials to report) and 441.640 (Report of suspected abuse of resident required) and investigations of abuse conducted pursuant to ORS 124.070 (Duty to investigate) and 441.650 (Investigation of abuse complaint) with information including, but not limited to:

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

(b) If applicable, the date that the initial status report required under ORS 441.650 (Investigation of abuse complaint) was completed and a summary of the information required to be contained in the initial status report as set forth in ORS 441.650 (Investigation of abuse complaint);

(c) The date that the investigation was commenced and by what entity;

(d) Any actions taken during the course of the investigation, including but not limited to the actions required under ORS 441.650 (Investigation of abuse complaint) (6);

(e) The date that a written report, including but not limited to the written report required under ORS 124.071 (Deadline to complete abuse investigation) and 441.650 (Investigation of abuse complaint) (6), was completed and a summary of the information contained in the written report; and

(f) The disposition of the report of abuse or the investigation of the report, including but not limited to the date and time that the investigation, if applicable, was completed and the date that a letter of determination under ORS 441.677 (Letter of determination) was prepared;

(2) Standardize procedures and protocols for making and responding to reports of abuse made under ORS 124.060 (Duty of officials to report) and 441.640 (Report of suspected abuse of resident required);

(3) Standardize procedures and protocols for investigations of reports of abuse conducted pursuant to ORS 124.070 (Duty to investigate) and 441.650 (Investigation of abuse complaint); and

(4) Promote and coordinate communication and information sharing with law enforcement agencies regarding reports and investigations of abuse under ORS 124.060 (Duty of officials to report), 124.070 (Duty to investigate), 441.640 (Report of suspected abuse of resident required) and 441.650 (Investigation of abuse complaint). [2014 c.104 §4]

Note: 124.087 (Policies and guidelines to plan for development and standardization of certain resources and technologies) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 124 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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.