2015 ORS 30.811¹
Liability of person providing outreach services to homeless individual or individual at risk of becoming homeless individual

(1) As used in this section:

(a) "Homeless individual" has the meaning given that term in 42 U.S.C. 11302, as in effect on March 16, 2012.

(b) "Outreach services" includes, but is not limited to:

(A) Case management services such as assessment and referral for alcohol or other drug-related services and for housing, financial, educational and related services; and

(B) Medical or dental services provided by a health practitioner who complies with ORS 676.340 (Limitations on liability of health practitioners providing health care services without compensation) and 676.345 (Registration program for health care professionals claiming liability limitation).

(2) Except as provided in subsection (3) of this section, a person providing outreach services to homeless individuals or individuals at risk of becoming homeless individuals is immune from civil liability for all acts or omissions in providing the care if:

(a) The person has registered as a volunteer with a nonprofit corporation organized under the laws of this state that has as one of its principal missions the provision of services to homeless individuals or individuals at risk of becoming homeless individuals; and

(b) The services are provided without compensation from the nonprofit corporation, the individual to whom services are rendered or any other person.

(3) This section does not apply to intentional torts or to acts or omissions that constitute gross negligence. [2012 c.41 §2]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 30—Actions and Suits in Particular Cases, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors030.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.