2017 ORS 430.747¹
Photographs of victim during investigation
  • exception
  • photographs as records

(1) In carrying out its duties under ORS 430.735 (Definitions for ORS 430.735 to 430.765) to 430.765 (Duty of officials to report abuse), a law enforcement agency or the Department of Human Services’ designee may photograph or cause to have photographed any victim who is the subject of the investigation for purposes of preserving evidence of the condition of the victim at the time of investigation unless the victim knowingly refuses to be photographed.

(2) For purposes of ORS 430.763 (Confidentiality of records), photographs taken under authority of subsection (1) of this section shall be considered case records. [1991 c.744 §6]

Note: See note under 430.735 (Definitions for ORS 430.735 to 430.765).

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 430—Mental Health; Developmental Disabilities; Substance Abuse Treatment Programs, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors430.­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.
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