2017 ORS 431.520¹
Disposal of public records

Public records, as defined in ORS 192.005 (Definitions for ORS 192.005 to 192.170), of local health departments and community mental health clinics may be destroyed or otherwise disposed of in accordance with rules prescribed by the State Archivist, except that public records may not be required to be maintained for more than seven years from the date of the last entry for purposes of preserving evidence for an action, suit or proceeding. [1969 c.446 §2; 1973 c.829 §32; 2015 c.736 §44]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 431—State and Local Administration and Enforcement of Public Health Laws, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors431.­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.
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.