ORS 418.955¹
Policy

The Legislative Assembly finds and declares that:

(1) It is the policy of this state to encourage and promote the provision of local residential care for the disadvantaged children of this state;

(2) There is a growing need for community-based child-caring facilities to provide quality care and protect the welfare of these children;

(3) Restrictions on the siting of such facilities have become a problem in the state;

(4) It is the policy of this state to provide for the equitable distribution of child-caring facilities throughout the cities and counties of the state; and

(5) It is a matter of statewide concern that procedures be adopted by cities and counties for determining the siting of child-caring facilities. [1979 c.597 §1]

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 (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).
 
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