ORS 432.420¹
Access to adoption records

The documents forwarded to the State Registrar of the Center for Health Statistics or sealed under ORS 432.230 (When new certificate issued) may be opened by the state registrar only upon an order of an Oregon court of competent jurisdiction or when requested by an agency operating a voluntary adoption registry as defined in ORS 109.425 (Definitions for ORS 109.425 and 109.435 to 109.507) for the purpose of facilitating the identification of persons registering under the provisions of ORS 109.425 (Definitions for ORS 109.425 and 109.435 to 109.507) and 109.435 (Adoption records to be permanently maintained) to 109.507 (Access to Department of Human Services records required). [Amended by 1957 c.193 §1; 1983 c.672 §18; 1995 c.79 §221; 1995 c.730 §11; 1997 c.783 §39; 1999 c.254 §3]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 432—Vital Statistics, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­432.­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. Currency Information