Child Welfare Services

ORS 418.200

As used in ORS 418.200 (Definitions) to 418.202 (Oregon Foster Children’s Bill of Rights), “foster child” means a child who is in the legal custody of the Department of Human Services pursuant to the provisions of ORS chapter 418, 419B or 419C and who is or was placed in substitute care with a foster parent, a child-caring agency as defined in ORS 418.205 (Definitions for ORS 418.205 to 418.327, 418.470, 418.475, 418.950 to 418.970 and 418.992 to 418.998) or an independent residence facility established or certified under ORS 418.475 (Independent residence facilities). [2013 c.515 §1]
Note: 418.200 (Definitions) to 418.202 (Oregon Foster Children’s Bill of Rights) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 418 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
Chapter 418

Notes of Decisions

Where plaintiffs brought action under 42 U.S.C. 1983 alleging violation of federal civil rights after defendant Children's Services Division employees removed plaintiffs' child from home following reports of abuse, CSD workers entitled to absolute immunity in investigation, taking child into custody and keeping plaintiffs from visiting child. Tennyson v. Children's Services Division, 308 Or 80, 775 P2d 1365 (1989)


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