2015 ORS 430.753¹
Immunity of persons making reports in good faith
  • confidentiality

(1) Anyone participating in good faith in making a report of abuse pursuant to ORS 430.743 (Abuse report) and 430.765 (Duty of officials to report abuse) (1) and (2) and who has reasonable grounds for making the report, shall have immunity from any criminal or civil liability that might otherwise be incurred or imposed with respect to the making or content of the report. The participant shall have the same immunity with respect to participating in any judicial proceeding resulting from the report.

(2) The identity of the person making the report shall be treated as confidential information and shall be disclosed only with the consent of that person, by judicial order or as otherwise permitted by ORS 430.763 (Confidentiality of records). [1991 c.744 §7; 2015 c.179 §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; Alcohol and Drug Treatment Programs, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors430.­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.