ORS 418.939¹
Record for refugee child
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The Department of Human Services shall maintain a record for each refugee child in its care containing:

(1) The name, age, former residence, legal status, health records, sex, race and accumulated length of time in foster care;

(2) The name, former residence, health history and character of each genetic parent;

(3) The date of reception, placing out and adoption of each child and the name, race, occupation and residence of the person with whom a child is placed;

(4) The date of the removal of any child to another home and the reason for removal;

(5) The date of termination of guardianship;

(6) The history of each child until the child reaches 18 years of age, is legally adopted or is discharged according to law; and

(7) Such other further demographic information as is required. [1985 c.358 §7]

Notes of Decisions

Termina­tion of parental rights in case involving refugee children requires same pro­ce­dures and imposes same burden of proof on state as in most other termina­tion cases. State ex rel Juvenile Dept. v. Bertrand, 168 Or App 617, 7 P3d 662 (2000)

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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 (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 418, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano418.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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. Currency Information