Juvenile Code: Dependency

ORS 419B.017
Time limits for notification between law enforcement agencies and Department of Human Services

  • rules


The Department of Human Services shall adopt rules establishing:


The time within which the notification required by ORS 419B.015 (Report form and content) (1)(b) must be made. At a minimum, the rules shall:


Establish which reports of child abuse require notification within 24 hours after receipt;


Provide that all other reports of child abuse require notification within 10 days after receipt; and


Establish criteria that enable the department, the designee of the department or a law enforcement agency to quickly and easily identify reports that require notification within 24 hours after receipt.


How the notification is to be made.


The department shall appoint an advisory committee to advise the department in adopting rules required by this section. The department shall include as members of the advisory committee representatives of law enforcement agencies and multidisciplinary teams formed pursuant to ORS 418.747 (County teams for investigation) and other interested parties.


The department may recommend practices and procedures to local law enforcement agencies to meet the requirements of rules adopted under this section. [2005 c.250 §3; 2019 c.181 §2]
Note: 419B.017 (Time limits for notification between law enforcement agencies and Department of Human Services) was added to and made a part of 419B.005 (Definitions) to 419B.050 (Authority of health care provider to disclose information) by legislative action but was not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
§§ 419B.500 to 419B.524

Notes of Decisions

Under Former Similar Statutes

Due process does not require the appointment of "independent counsel" to represent the child in every adoption or termination of parental rights proceeding. F. v. C., 24 Or App 601, 547 P2d 175 (1976)

When second termination of parental rights proceeding was not itself barred, proof was not limited by res judicata or collateral estoppel principles to facts or evidence which was not considered in or which came in to being after first proceeding. State ex rel Juvenile Dept. v. Newman, 49 Or App 221, 619 P2d 901 (1980), Sup Ct review denied

Chapter 419B

Notes of Decisions

Due process rights of parents are always implicated in construction and application of provisions of this chapter. Department of Human Services v. J.R.F., 351 Or 570, 273 P3d 87 (2012)


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