OAR 259-013-0280
Immunity from Liability


The Department and its authorized designees have immunity from any civil liability that might otherwise be incurred or imposed for determining, in accordance with ORS 181A.400 (Authority of Department of Public Safety Standards and Training to require fingerprints), that a subject individual may not obtain or maintain a license or certificate issued by the Department or be employed.


The Department or its employee, acting within the course and scope of employment, who in good faith complies with ORS 181A.195 (Criminal records check), is not liable for employment-related decisions based on the fitness determination.


No state agency, business, organization, or employee of the state, business or organization, acting within the course and scope of employment, is liable for defamation, invasion of privacy, negligence or any other civil claim in connection with the lawful dissemination of information lawfully obtained under ORS 181A.195 (Criminal records check).

Source: Rule 259-013-0280 — Immunity from Liability, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=259-013-0280.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 259-013-0280’s source at or​.us