(1) The Department of Human Services shall establish a process by rule that implements the reconnection of family members with an individual with a developmental disability as defined in ORS 427.005 (Definitions).
(2) The rules adopted under subsection (1) of this section shall include a process that provides guidance for the release of information about the individual to family members when:
(a) The individual is incapable of providing consent for the release of information;
(b) The individual does not have a guardian or any representative designated by the individual who is authorized to release information; and
(c) The release of information is in the best interests of the individual as determined by the department. [2005 c.550 §2; 2011 c.658 §39]
Note: 430.212 (Reconnection of family members to individual with developmental disability) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 430 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.