ORS 418.215¹
Private child-caring agency to be licensed
  • fine assessment

(1) No private child-caring agency shall provide or engage in any care or service described in ORS 418.205 (Definitions for ORS 418.205 to 418.310 and 418.992 to 418.998) unless the agency is at the time:

(a) Duly incorporated under the corporation laws of any state; and

(b) Licensed to provide or engage in the care or service by the Department of Human Services under the provisions of ORS 418.205 (Definitions for ORS 418.205 to 418.310 and 418.992 to 418.998) to 418.325 (Medical examinations required).

(2) The fine which may be imposed for violation of the provisions of this section, as provided in ORS 412.991 (Criminal penalties) and 418.990 (Criminal penalties), may be assessed by any court of competent jurisdiction upon presentation of evidence of such action. [Formerly 419.106; 1975 c.310 §3; 1977 c.717 §16; 1983 c.510 §3; 1987 c.94 §131]

Chapter 418

Notes of Decisions

Where plaintiffs brought ac­tion under 42 U.S.C. 1983 alleging viola­tion of federal civil rights after defendant Children's Services Division employees removed plaintiffs' child from home following reports of abuse, CSD workers entitled to absolute immunity in investiga­tion, taking child into custody and keeping plaintiffs from visiting child. Tennyson v. Children's Services Division, 308 Or 80, 775 P2d 1365 (1989)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 418—Child Welfare Services, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors418.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 418, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­418ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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