OAR 407-003-0000

The following definitions apply to Oregon Administrative Rule 407-003-0010 (Fees for Inspection or Copies of Public Records and Department of Human Services Publications; Other Services) unless otherwise indicated:


“Department” refers to the Oregon Department of Human Services.


“Designee” refers to any officer or employee of the Department, appointed by the Director to respond to requests for reduction or waiver of fees for public records of the Department.


“Director” refers to the Director of the Department.


“Person” includes any natural person, corporation, partnership, firm, or association.


“Photocopy(ing)” includes a photograph, microphotograph and any other reproduction on paper or film in any scale, or the process of reproducing, in the form of a photocopy, a public record.


“Public record” includes any writing that contains information relating to the conduct of the public’s business that is prepared, owned, used or retained by the Department regardless of physical form or characteristics.


“Requestor” refers to a person requesting inspection, copies, or other reproduction of a public record of the Department.


“Writing” means handwriting, typewriting, printing, photographing and every means of recording, including letters, words, pictures, sounds, or symbols, or combination thereof, and all papers, maps, files, facsimiles or electronic recordings. It includes information stored on computer tape, microfiche, photographs, films, tape or videotape or that is maintained in a machine readable or electronic form.
Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 407-003-0000’s source at or​.us