ORS 419A.257¹
Disclosure to district attorney and other state and county entities

(1) The district attorney or assistant attorney general representing the state in a juvenile court proceeding, the juvenile department, the Department of Human Services and the Oregon Youth Authority may inspect and obtain from the court copies of the records, reports and other materials described in ORS 419A.255 (Maintenance) (1) and (2) to the same extent that attorneys for the other parties and the other parties are authorized to inspect and obtain copies of the records, reports and other materials. An agency or person that inspects or obtains records, reports or materials under this subsection is subject to ORS 419A.255 (Maintenance) (3).

(2) Nothing in ORS 419A.255 (Maintenance) prohibits the district attorney or assistant attorney general representing the state in a juvenile court proceeding, the juvenile department, the Department of Human Services, the Oregon Youth Authority or the other parties in the proceeding or their attorneys from disclosing to each other records, reports and other materials described in ORS 419A.255 (Maintenance) (1) and (2) if the disclosure is reasonably necessary to perform official duties related to the involvement of the child, ward, youth or youth offender with the juvenile court or juvenile department. An agency or person to whom records, reports or materials are disclosed under this subsection is subject to ORS 419A.255 (Maintenance) (3).

(3) An agency or person that inspects or obtains records, reports or materials under subsection (1) of this section or to whom records, reports or materials are disclosed under subsection (2) of this section may not use or disclose the records, reports or materials except:

(a) As provided in subsections (1) and (2) of this section;

(b) In the juvenile court proceeding for which the records, reports or materials were sought or disclosed;

(c) With the consent of the court as provided in ORS 419A.255 (Maintenance) (2) or (3); or

(d) As provided in ORS 419A.253 (When information in report or material considered by court must be identified in record). [2005 c.451 §4]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 419A—Juvenile Code: General Provisions and Definitions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­419a.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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.
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