ORS 31.370¹
Presumption of absence of negligence if defendant conducts criminal records check through Department of State Police

(1) In a claim for negligence based on the defendant’s failure to conduct an adequate criminal records check of a person, there is a rebuttable presumption that the defendant was not negligent if the defendant conducted the criminal records check through the Department of State Police.

(2) A criminal records check conducted through the Law Enforcement Data System meets the requirements of this section. [2019 c.424 §2]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 31—Tort Actions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors031.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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.
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