2007 ORS 458.590¹
Recommendations for screening of volunteers

The Oregon Volunteers Commission for Voluntary Action and Service shall adopt a set of recommended best practices for use by organizations and entities in screening volunteers. The commission shall give special attention to developing recommended best practices for screening volunteers who have unsupervised access to a child or vulnerable person. The commission shall:

(1) Develop practices that include, but need not be limited to, practices for screening and supervising volunteers; and

(2) Develop a recommendation for conducting a criminal records check before a volunteer assumes duties or provides services that may give the volunteer unsupervised access to a child or vulnerable person on a regular basis. [2007 c.82 §2]

Note: See note under 458.585 (Definitions for ORS 458.590 and 458.595).


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 458—Housing and Community Services Programs; Individual Development Accounts, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­458.­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.