Confidentiality of bedbug infestation reports
(1)As used in this section:
(a)“Bedbug” means a member of the Cimicidae family of parasitic insects.
(b)“Public health authority” means:
(A)A local public health authority, as defined in ORS 431.003 (Definitions); or
(B)The Oregon Health Authority.
(2)The following information reported by pest control operators to a public health authority must be maintained confidentially and is not subject to disclosure under ORS 192.311 (Definitions for ORS 192.311 to 192.478) to 192.478 (Exemption for Judicial Department):
(a)The location of a site where a pesticide intended to prevent, destroy, repel or mitigate an infestation of bedbugs has been applied or is to be applied;
(b)The identity of any person who owns, rents or leases property at the site described in paragraph (a) of this subsection; and
(c)Any information describing or pertaining to the infestation or suspected infestation at the site described in paragraph (a) of this subsection.
(3)Nothing in this section prevents a public health authority from publishing statistical compilations or reports relating to reportable disease investigations if the compilations or reports do not identify individual cases or sources of information. [Formerly 570.880]
Section 192.582 — Confidentiality of bedbug infestation reports,