ORS 441.660¹
Photographing resident
  • photograph as record

(1) In carrying out its duties under ORS 441.650 (Investigation of abuse complaint), the law enforcement agency, the Department of Human Services or the area agency on aging may photograph or cause to have photographed any resident subject of the investigation for purposes of preserving evidence of the condition of the resident at the time of the investigation.

(2) Notwithstanding the provisions of ORS 192.410 (Definitions for ORS 192.410 to 192.505) to 192.505 (Exempt and nonexempt public record to be separated), photographs taken under authority of subsection (1) of this section shall not be considered records. [1979 c.770 §7; 1981 c.470 §6; 1987 c.428 §30; 1993 c.759 §8; 2005 c.268 §1]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Defini­tion of patient abuse, (1980) Vol 40, p 381

Chapter 441

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Licensing and phantom beds, (1970) Vol 40, p 171; a hospital's employing a licensed physical therapist as unauthorized practice, (1975) Vol 37, p 963

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 441—Health Care Facilities, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­441.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 441, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­441ano.­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.
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