2015 ORS 570.880¹
Confidentiality of bedbug infestation reports

(1) As used in this section:

(a) "Bedbug" means a member of the Cimicidae family of parasitic insects.

(b) "Public health authority" means:

(A) A local public health authority, as defined in ORS 431.003 (Definitions); or

(B) The Oregon Health Authority.

(2) The following information reported by pest control operators to a public health authority must be maintained confidentially and is not subject to disclosure under ORS 192.410 (Definitions for ORS 192.410 to 192.505) to 192.505 (Exempt and nonexempt public record to be separated):

(a) The location of a site where a pesticide intended to prevent, destroy, repel or mitigate an infestation of bedbugs has been applied or is to be applied;

(b) The identity of any person who owns, rents or leases property at the site described in paragraph (a) of this subsection; and

(c) Any information describing or pertaining to the infestation or suspected infestation at the site described in paragraph (a) of this subsection.

(3) Nothing in this section prevents a public health authority from publishing statistical compilations or reports relating to reportable disease investigations if the compilations or reports do not identify individual cases or sources of information. [2013 c.19 §1; 2015 c.736 §104]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 570—Plant Pest Control; Invasive Species, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors570.­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.