2017 ORS 673.475¹
Authority of Oregon Board of Accountancy to disclose investigatory information relating to regulatory or enforcement function of public entity

(1) Notwithstanding ORS 673.170 (Disciplinary actions), upon a determination by the Oregon Board of Accountancy that the board possesses confidential information, or information that is not otherwise subject to disclosure, that is investigatory and that reasonably relates to the regulatory or enforcement function of another public entity, the board may disclose that information to the other public entity.

(2) A public entity that receives information pursuant to subsection (1) of this section shall take all reasonable steps to maintain the confidentiality of the information to the extent necessary to carry out the regulatory or enforcement functions of the public entity.

(3) For purposes of this section, “public entity” means:

(a) A board or agency of this state, or a board or agency of another state, with regulatory or enforcement functions similar or related to the functions of the Oregon Board of Accountancy;

(b) A district attorney;

(c) The Department of Justice;

(d) A law enforcement agency of this state, another state or the federal government; and

(e) A federal government agency with regulatory or enforcement functions related to the functions of the board, including but not limited to the Internal Revenue Service, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board and the United States Department of Labor. [2017 c.224 §1]

Chapter 673

Atty. Gen. Opinions

This chapter as authorizing partnership of corpora­tion and individual, (1972) Vol 36, p 94

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 673—Accountants; Other Tax Professionals, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors673.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 673, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano673.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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.