2015 ORS 163.682¹
Exceptions to ORS 163.665 to 163.693

The provisions of ORS 163.665 (Definitions) to 163.693 (Failure to report child pornography) do not apply to:

(1) Any legitimate medical procedure performed by or under the direction of a person licensed to provide medical services for the purpose of medical diagnosis or treatment, including the recording of medical procedures;

(2) Any activity undertaken in the course of bona fide law enforcement activity or necessary to the proper functioning of the criminal justice system, except that this exception shall not apply to any activity prohibited by ORS 163.670 (Using child in display of sexually explicit conduct);

(3) Any bona fide educational activity, including studies and lectures, in the fields of medicine, psychotherapy, sociology or criminology, except that this exception shall not apply to any activity prohibited by ORS 163.670 (Using child in display of sexually explicit conduct);

(4) Obtaining, viewing or possessing a visual recording as part of a bona fide treatment program for sexual offenders; or

(5) A public library, as defined in ORS 357.400 (Definitions for ORS 357.400 to 357.621), or a library exempt from taxation under ORS 307.090 (Property of the state, counties and other municipal corporations) or 307.130 (Property of certain museums, volunteer fire departments or literary, benevolent, charitable and scientific institutions), except that these exceptions do not apply to any activity prohibited by ORS 163.670 (Using child in display of sexually explicit conduct). [1991 c.664 §3; 2011 c.515 §9]

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Law Review Cita­tions

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1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 163—Offenses Against Persons, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors163.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 163, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano163.­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.