ORS 151.493¹
Release of information by state agency to State Court Administrator

(1) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any state agency as defined in ORS 192.311 (Definitions for ORS 192.311 to 192.478) that receives a request for release of information from the state courts for the purpose of verifying the financial eligibility of a person under ORS 151.485 (Financial eligibility) to 151.497 (“Counsel” defined for ORS 151.485 to 151.497) shall release all requested information to the state court. The court shall forward to the state agency a certification signed by the person about whom the requested information is sought that authorizes the release of the information.

(2) Upon its own motion or motion of the public defense services executive director, a court that has appointed counsel for a person by reason of financial eligibility may order the release of any information relating to the person’s financial situation held by any other person. [1991 c.825 §4; 2001 c.962 §37]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 151—Public Defenders; Counsel for Financially Eligible Persons, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors151.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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. Currency Information