Actions and Suits in Particular Cases

ORS 30.864
Action for disclosure of certain education records

  • limitation of action
  • attorney fees


Any person claiming to be aggrieved by the reckless disclosure of personally identifiable information from a student’s education records as prohibited by standards issued by the State Board of Education or the governing board of a public university listed in ORS 352.002 (Public universities) may file a civil action in circuit court for equitable relief or, subject to the terms and conditions of ORS 30.265 (Scope of liability of public body, officers, employees and agents) to 30.300 (ORS 30.260 to 30.300 exclusive), for damages, or both. The court may order such other relief as may be appropriate.


The action authorized by this section shall be filed within two years of the alleged unlawful disclosure.


In an action brought under this section, the court may allow the prevailing party costs, disbursements and reasonable attorney fees. [1993 c.806 §8; 1995 c.618 §30; 2013 c.768 §102; 2015 c.767 §45]


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Jun. 26, 2021