2017 ORS 678.135¹
Duty to report violations

(1) Unless state or federal laws relating to confidentiality or the protection of health information prohibit disclosure, any health care facility licensed as required by ORS 441.015 (Licensing of facilities and health maintenance organizations), or any person licensed by the Oregon State Board of Nursing, shall report to the board any suspected violation of ORS 678.010 (Definitions for ORS 678.010 to 678.410) to 678.410 (Fees) or any rule adopted by the board.

(2) Unless state or federal laws relating to confidentiality or the protection of health information prohibit disclosure, the Oregon Nurses Association or any other organization representing registered or licensed practical nurses shall report to the board any suspected violation of ORS 678.010 (Definitions for ORS 678.010 to 678.410) to 678.410 (Fees) or any rule adopted by the board.

(3) Any person may report to the board any suspected violation of ORS 678.010 (Definitions for ORS 678.010 to 678.410) to 678.410 (Fees) or any rule adopted by the board, association or other organization representing registered or licensed practical nurses.

(4) Unless state or federal laws relating to confidentiality or the protection of health information prohibit disclosure, a person licensed by the board who has reasonable cause to believe that a licensee of another board has engaged in prohibited conduct as defined in ORS 676.150 (Duty to report prohibited or unprofessional conduct, arrests and convictions) shall report the prohibited conduct in the manner provided in ORS 676.150 (Duty to report prohibited or unprofessional conduct, arrests and convictions). [1985 c.23 §5; 2009 c.536 §14]

Chapter 678

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Disclosure by Board of Nursing of names, business and home addresses of registered and licensed practical nurses, (1982) Vol. 42, p 382; licensing require­ments for hospital technicians employed by state correc­tional facilities, (1987) Vol 45, p 188

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 678—Nurses; Nursing Home Administrators, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors678.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 678, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano678.­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.