2017 ORS 192.380¹
Immunity from liability for disclosure of certain personal information
  • recovery of costs

(1) A public body or any official of the public body that determines that a party requesting information under ORS 192.355 (Public records exempt from disclosure) (3), 192.363 (Contents of certain requests for disclosure) or 192.365 (Disclosure of information pertaining to home care worker, operator of child care facility, exempt child care provider or operator of adult foster home) has demonstrated by clear and convincing evidence that the public interest requires disclosure in a particular instance is immune from civil or criminal liability associated with the disclosure.

(2) A public body that receives a request for disclosure of records under ORS 192.355 (Public records exempt from disclosure) (3) or 192.365 (Disclosure of information pertaining to home care worker, operator of child care facility, exempt child care provider or operator of adult foster home) is entitled to recover the cost of complying with ORS 192.363 (Contents of certain requests for disclosure) without regard to whether the public body determines that the party requesting disclosure has demonstrated by clear and convincing evidence that the public interest requires disclosure in a particular instance. [Formerly 192.497]

Note: 192.380 (Immunity from liability for disclosure of certain personal information) was added to and made a part of 192.311 (Definitions for ORS 192.311 to 192.478) to 192.478 (Exemption for Judicial Department) by legislative action but was not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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Atty. Gen. Opinions

Attorney General’s Public Meetings and Records Manual, (1973) Vol 36, p 543; public meetings and records manual, (1976) Vol 37, p 1087; pro­hi­bi­­tion on disclosing marriage records, (1998) Vol 49, p 21

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 192—Records; Public Reports and Meetings, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors192.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 192, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano192.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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.