2017 ORS 418.250¹
Supervision of child-caring agencies

This section is amended
Effective March 16, 2018
Relating to child-caring agencies that provide adoption placement services; amending ORS 418.250, 418.255 and 418.265; and declaring an emergency.

In order to enable the Department of Human Services to supervise and monitor all child-caring agencies subject to ORS 418.205 (Definitions for ORS 418.205 to 418.327, 418.470, 418.475, 418.950 to 418.970 and 418.992 to 418.998) to 418.327 (Licensing of private residential boarding schools), 418.470 (Authority to pay for shelter-care homes), 418.475 (Independent residence facilities) and 418.950 (Definitions for ORS 418.950 to 418.970) to 418.970 (ORS 418.950 to 418.970 inapplicable to existing facilities) and all providers of care or services to children in this state, and to safeguard children receiving care or services from such agencies or providers, the department may require the child-caring agency or provider, and any juvenile court as defined in ORS 419A.004 (Definitions), to provide at any time, in the manner prescribed by rules adopted by the department, such information as the department requires with respect to a child who is receiving care or services from the agency or provider, or who is the subject of an order entered by the juvenile court. All information requested or received by the department under this section is confidential and not subject to public disclosure or inspection. [Formerly 419.120; 1971 c.401 §18; 2016 c.106 §9]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

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

Chapter 418

Notes of Decisions

Where plaintiffs brought ac­tion under 42 U.S.C. 1983 alleging viola­tion of federal civil rights after defendant Children’s Services Division employees removed plaintiffs’ child from home following reports of abuse, CSD workers entitled to absolute immunity in investiga­tion, taking child into custody and keeping plaintiffs from visiting child. Tennyson v. Children’s Services Division, 308 Or 80, 775 P2d 1365 (1989)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 418—Child Welfare Services, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors418.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 418, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano418.­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.