2017 ORS 417.300¹
Purpose of ORS 417.305

The purpose of ORS 417.305 (Legislative findings relating to serving children and families) is to establish a state policy for serving Oregon’s children and families, in recognition that addressing the needs, strengths and assets of children necessarily requires addressing the needs, strengths and assets of families and communities, and to direct state agencies to work in partnership with local communities to plan, coordinate and provide programs accordingly. [1989 c.834 §2; 1999 c.1053 §1]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 417—Interstate Compacts on Juveniles and Children; Children and Family Services, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors417.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.