2015 ORS 419B.950¹
Educational program regarding federal and state adoption and child welfare laws
  • establishment
  • purpose

The State Court Administrator shall establish a statewide program to educate judges who hear dependency cases under ORS chapter 419B about federal and state adoption and child welfare laws. The program shall include continuing legal education concerning changes in federal and state laws. The purpose of the program is to ensure that judges are knowledgeable about current adoption and child welfare laws, so that they may make decisions as to the best interests of a child. To that end, the State Court Administrator shall:

(1) Establish a program administering continuing legal education for judges who hear dependency cases under ORS chapter 419B.

(2) Conduct seminars for judges who hear dependency cases under ORS chapter 419B.

(3) Identify family law resources in the public and private sectors to administer continuing legal education on current adoption and child welfare laws. [1997 c.593 §1]

Note: 419B.950 (Educational program regarding federal and state adoption and child welfare laws) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 419B or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 419B—Juvenile Code: Dependency, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors419B.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.