Parent and Child Rights and Relationships

ORS 109.251
“Blood tests” defined

As used in ORS 109.250 (Short title) to 109.262 (Uniformity of interpretation), “blood tests” includes any test for genetic markers to determine parentage of a type generally acknowledged as reliable by accreditation bodies designated by the Oregon Health Authority in compliance with the United States Secretary of Health and Human Services, and performed by a laboratory approved by such accreditation body. “Blood tests” includes but is not limited to the Human Leucocyte Antigen Test, the deoxyribonucleic acid test and any test that extracts genetic material from any human tissue. [1981 c.401 §2; 1995 c.608 §5; 1999 c.80 §24; 2009 c.595 §70; 2017 c.651 §26]


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