State Police

ORS 181A.315
Amber Plan

  • rules


The Department of State Police shall work with Oregon law enforcement agencies, the Department of Transportation, local media and broadcasters and others to fully implement a state Amber Plan.


The Department of State Police shall adopt rules establishing the criteria to be applied in determining whether to issue an alert under the Amber Plan.


A broadcaster participating in an Amber Plan implemented under this section is immune from civil liability for any act or omission of the broadcaster in the course and scope of that participation. The immunity provided under this subsection:


Applies regardless of the method of transmission used by the broadcaster.


Does not apply to intentional misconduct or to conduct that was grossly negligent. [Formerly 181.035]
Note: 181A.315 (Amber Plan) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 181A or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.


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May 26, 2023