ORS 109.440¹
Information confidential
  • exceptions

(1) A person or agency may not disclose any confidential information relating to an adoption except as provided in subsection (2) of this section and ORS 109.425 (Definitions for ORS 109.425 and 109.435 to 109.507) and 109.435 (Adoption records to be permanently maintained) to 109.507 (Access to Department of Human Services records required) or pursuant to a court order.

(2) The provisions of subsection (1) of this section do not apply when confidential information relating to an international adoption is requested by the adult adoptee. [1983 c.672 §4; 1995 c.79 §41; 1995 c.730 §9; 2001 c.586 §1]

Note: See note under 109.425 (Definitions for ORS 109.425 and 109.435 to 109.507).

Chapter 109

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12 WLJ 569-589 (1976)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 109—Parent and Child Rights and Relationships, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­109.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 109, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­109ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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