ORS 409.027¹
Abuse and neglect reports
  • rules

(1) The Department of Human Services may use abuse and neglect reports maintained by the department for the purpose of providing protective services or screening subject individuals.

(2) The department shall adopt rules to carry out the provisions of subsection (1) of this section.

(3) The rules adopted in subsection (2) of this section may include:

(a) Notice and opportunity for due process for a department employee found to be unfit; and

(b) Notice and opportunity for hearing in accordance with ORS chapter 183 for a subject individual described in ORS 409.025 (Definitions for 409.025 and 409.027) (3)(c).

(4) Reports maintained under this section are confidential and may not be disclosed for any purpose other than in accordance with this section or any other provision of law. [2007 c.444 §2]

Chapter 409

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Use of division’s client records by an­oth­er depart­mental division, (1974) Vol 37, p 186

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 409—Department of Human Services, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors409.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 409, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano409.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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