2017 ORS 419A.256¹
When transcript of proceeding is part of record of case
  • furnishing transcript to person without financial means
  • disclosure

(1)(a) Once prepared and filed with the court, a transcript of a juvenile court proceeding is part of the record of the case maintained by the clerk of the court under ORS 419A.255 (Maintenance) (1) and is subject to the provisions of ORS 419A.255 (Maintenance) governing access and disclosure.

(b) Notwithstanding ORS 419A.255 (Maintenance), if a transcript, audio recording or video recording has been prepared in any proceeding under ORS chapter 419C, the victim may obtain a copy by paying the actual cost of preparation.

(2) If the court finds that the child, ward, youth, youth offender or parent or guardian of the child, ward, youth or youth offender is without financial means to purchase all or a necessary part of the transcript of the evidence or proceedings, the court shall order, upon motion, the transcript or part of the transcript to be furnished. The transcript or part of the transcript furnished under this subsection must be paid for in the same manner as furnished transcripts are paid for in criminal cases.

(3) The official audio, video or other recording of a juvenile court proceeding shall be withheld from public inspection but is open to inspection by the persons described in ORS 419A.255 (Maintenance) (1)(b)(A) to (Q).

(4) With a finding of good cause and subject to any conditions the court finds appropriate, the court may provide a copy of the audio or video recording of a juvenile court proceeding to persons described in ORS 419A.255 (Maintenance) (1)(b)(A), (I), (J) and (M) to (Q). [2005 c.451 §3; 2007 c.609 §9; 2013 c.417 §4; 2014 c.71 §§4,5]

Note: The amendments to 419A.256 (When transcript of proceeding is part of record of case) by section 5, chapter 71, Oregon Laws 2014, became operative September 30, 2016, and apply to juvenile court proceedings commenced on or after September 30, 2016. See section 12, chapter 417, Oregon Laws 2013, as amended by section 8, chapter 71, Oregon Laws 2014, and section 3, chapter 293, Oregon Laws 2015.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 419A—Juvenile Code: General Provisions and Definitions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors419A.­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.