ORS 688.230¹
Report of suspected violation
  • confidentiality of report
  • liability of person reporting

(1) Any licensed health facility, licensed physical therapist, licensed physical therapist assistant, the Oregon Physical Therapy Association or physician licensed under ORS chapter 677, podiatric physician and surgeon or dentist shall, and any other person may, report suspected violations of ORS 688.010 (Definitions for ORS 688.010 to 688.201) to 688.201 (Disposition of receipts) to the Physical Therapist Licensing Board. The reports are confidential as provided under ORS 676.175 (Complaints and investigations confidential).

(2) Any person who reports or provides information to the board under subsection (1) of this section and who provides information in good faith shall not be subject to an action for civil damages as a result thereof. [1985 c.41 §7; 1997 c.791 §45]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 688—Therapeutic and Technical Services: Physical Therapists; Radiologic Technologists and Radiation Therapists; Hemodialysis Technicians; Athletic Trainers; Respiratory Therapists, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­688.­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