Department of Consumer and Business Services

ORS 705.141
Criminal records check

  • fingerprints required
  • persons subject to requirement

For the purpose of requesting a state or nationwide criminal records check under ORS 181A.195 (Criminal records check), the Department of Consumer and Business Services may require the fingerprints of a person who is applying for a license, or applying to renew a license, under ORS 744.059 (Qualifications for license), 744.326 (License application), 744.518 (License application) or 744.611 (License application) or a person who:


(a) Is employed or applying for employment by the department; or


Provides services or seeks to provide services to the department as a contractor, vendor or volunteer; and


Is, or will be, working or providing services in a position:


In which the person is providing information technology services and has control over, or access to, information technology systems that would allow the person to harm the information technology systems or the information contained in the systems;


In which the person has access to information that state or federal laws, rules or regulations prohibit disclosing or define as confidential;


That has payroll functions or in which the person has responsibility for receiving, receipting or depositing money or negotiable instruments, for billing, collections or other financial transactions or for purchasing or selling property or has access to property held in trust or to private property in the temporary custody of the state;


That has mailroom duties as a primary duty or job function;


In which the person has responsibility for auditing the department;


That has personnel or human resources functions as a primary responsibility;


In which the person has access to Social Security numbers, dates of birth or criminal background information of employees or members of the public; or


In which the person has access to tax or financial information about individuals or business entities. [2007 c.619 §1; 2010 c.87 §10; 2011 c.447 §21; 2019 c.151 §19]
Note: 705.141 (Criminal records check) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 705 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.


Last accessed
Jun. 26, 2021