Confidentiality of records
- • when record may be made available to agency
Notwithstanding the provisions of ORS 192.311 (Definitions for ORS 192.311 to 192.478) to 192.478 (Exemption for Judicial Department), the names of persons who made reports of abuse, witnesses of alleged abuse and the affected adults and materials under ORS 430.747 (Photographs of victim during investigation) maintained under the provisions of ORS 430.757 (Reports of abuse to be maintained by Department of Human Services) are confidential and are not accessible for public inspection. However, the Department of Human Services shall make this information and any investigative report available to any law enforcement agency, to any public agency that licenses or certifies facilities or licenses or certifies the persons practicing therein and to any public agency providing protective services for the adult, if appropriate. The department shall also make this information and any investigative report available to any private agency providing protective services for the adult and to the system described in ORS 192.517 (Access to records of individual with disability or individual with mental illness) (1). When this information and any investigative report is made available to a private agency, the confidentiality requirements of this section apply to the private agency. [1991 c.744 §10; 2003 c.14 §240; 2005 c.498 §9]
Note: See note under 430.735 (Definitions for ORS 430.735 to 430.765).
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