ORS 109.455¹
Persons eligible to use registry

(1) As provided in ORS 109.475 (Processing affidavits) and except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, only a birth parent, adult adoptee, adult genetic sibling of an adoptee, adoptive parent of a deceased adoptee or parents or adult siblings of a deceased birth parent or parents may use the registry for obtaining identifying information about birth parents, putative fathers, adult adoptees and adult adoptee genetic siblings.

(2) An adult adoptee who has a genetic sibling in the adult adoptee’s adoptive family who is under the age of 18 may not have access to the registry.

(3) A putative father may not have access to the registry.

(4) Birth parents, adult adoptees, adult genetic siblings of an adoptee, adoptive parent or parents of a deceased adoptee and parents or adult siblings of a deceased birth parent or parents shall work through the agency involved in the adoption, or its successor agency, or the Department of Human Services to receive information concerning the adoption. [1983 c.672 §7; 1989 c.372 §2; 1997 c.442 §3]

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

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1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 109—Parent and Child Rights and Relationships, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors109.­pdf (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).
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