Oregon Health Authority

ORS 413.036
Use of abuse and neglect reports for screening subject individuals

  • rules


As used in this section:


“Care” means treatment, education, training, instruction, placement services, recreational opportunities, support services or case management, or the supervision of such services, for clients of the Oregon Health Authority.


“Subject individual” means a person who is:


Employed or who seeks to be employed by the authority to provide care;


A volunteer or who seeks to be a volunteer to provide care on behalf of the authority; or


Providing care or who seeks to provide care on behalf of the authority.


The Oregon Health Authority may use abuse and neglect reports, as defined in ORS 409.025 (Definitions for 409.025 and 409.027), for the purpose of providing protective services or screening subject individuals.


The authority shall adopt rules to carry out the provisions of subsection (2) of this section.


The rules adopted in subsection (3) of this section may include:


Notice and opportunity for due process for an employee of the authority who is found to be unfit; and


Notice and opportunity for hearing in accordance with ORS chapter 183 for a subject individual described in subsection (1)(b)(C) of this section.


Reports used by the authority under this section are confidential and may not be disclosed for any purpose other than in accordance with this section or any other provision of law. [2011 c.720 §50a]
Note: 413.036 (Use of abuse and neglect reports for screening subject individuals) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 413 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.


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Jun. 26, 2021