ORS 411.300¹
Rules and regulations concerning use and custody of records

(1) The Department of Human Services shall make and enforce reasonable rules and regulations governing the custody, use and preservation of the records, papers, files and communications of the department. The use of such records, papers, files and communications by any other agency or department of government or person to which they may be furnished shall be limited to the purposes for which they are furnished and by the provisions of the law under which they may be furnished.

(2) No rules or regulations shall be made or administrative practice followed by the Department of Human Services pursuant to subsection (1) of this section that would interfere with the purposes of ORS 411.060 (State agency for public assistance), 411.155 (Duties of county public welfare boards), 411.320 (Disclosure and use of public assistance records limited) and 411.335 (Prohibited use of lists or names). [Amended by 1953 c.500 §12; 1971 c.779 §16; 2005 c.381 §8]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Use of division's client records by an­oth­er depart­mental division, (1974) Vol 37, p 186

Chapter 411

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Public Welfare Division records showing cost of medical services to welfare recipients as public records, (1972) Vol 35, p 1143

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 411—Adult and Family Services; Public Assistance, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors411.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 411, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­411ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
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