2017 ORS 411.300¹
Use and custody of records
  • authorization for department to combine data system with Oregon Health Authority
  • rules

(1) The Department of Human Services shall adopt and enforce rules governing the custody, use and preservation of the records, papers, files and communications of the department in accordance with applicable privacy laws. The use of the records, papers, files and communications is limited to the purposes for which they are furnished and by the provisions of the law under which they may be furnished.

(2) The records, papers, files and communications of the department may be maintained in a single or combined data system accessible to the department and to the Oregon Health Authority for the administration of programs and the coordination of functions shared by the department and the authority. [Amended by 1953 c.500 §12; 1971 c.779 §16; 2005 c.381 §8; 2011 c.720 §99]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

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

Chapter 411

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Public Welfare Division records showing cost of medical services to welfare recipients as public records, (1972) Vol 35, p 1143

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 411—Public Assistance and Medical Assistance, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors411.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 411, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano411.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.