2007 ORS 430.401¹
Liability of public officers

No peace officer, treatment facility and staff, physician or judge shall be held criminally or civilly liable for actions pursuant to ORS 430.315 (Policy) to 430.335 (Authority of Department of Human Services relating to alcohol and drug dependence) and 430.397 (Voluntary admission of person to treatment facility) to 430.401 (Liability of public officers) provided the actions are in good faith, on probable cause and without malice. [Formerly 426.470]

Note: See note under 430.397 (Voluntary admission of person to treatment facility).

Notes of Decisions

Immunity for ac­tions taken does not immunize peace of­fi­cers for failure to take re­quired ac­tions re­gard­ing incapacitated per­son. Scovill v. City of Astoria, 324 Or 159, 921 P2d 1312 (1996)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authorized contracts and expenditures, (1977) Vol 38, p 1618


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 430—Administration; Alcohol and Drug Abuse Programs, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­430.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 430, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­430ano.­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.