2015 ORS 332.061¹
Hearing to expel minor students or to examine confidential medical records
  • exceptions to public meetings law

Notwithstanding ORS 192.610 (Definitions for ORS 192.610 to 192.690) to 192.690 (Exceptions to ORS 192.610 to 192.690) governing public meetings:

(1) Any hearing held by a district school board or its hearings officer on any of the following matters shall be conducted in executive session of the board or privately by the hearings officer unless the student or the student’s parent or guardian requests a public hearing:

(a) Expulsion of a minor student from a public elementary or secondary school.

(b) Matters pertaining to or examination of the confidential medical records of a student, including that student’s educational program.

(2) If an executive session is held by a district school board or a private hearing is held by its hearings officer under this section, the following shall not be made public:

(a) The name of the minor student.

(b) The issue, including a student’s confidential medical records and that student’s educational program.

(c) The discussion.

(d) The school board member’s vote on the issue.

(3) The school board members may vote in an executive session conducted pursuant to this section. [1975 c.276 §1; 1987 c.841 §1]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 332—Local Administration of Education, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors332.­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.