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Or. Rev. Stat. §432.350 - Vital records exempt from public disclosure

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It is unlawful for any person to allow an unauthorized person to inspect, disclose, or copy information from vital records or reports in the possession of the State Registrar of the Center for Health Statistics.  Oregon’s policy is to protect the security and confidentiality of vital records.  The State Registrar of the Center for Health Statistics may allow inspection, disclosure or copying of vital records under the following circumstances:

  1. To the person who is the subject of the record; his/her child, spouse, parent, guardian, legal representative, or next of kin;
  2. When there is a demonstrated need for the records for determination or protection of a personal or property right;
  3. To an individual for research purposes, provided there is a research agreement in place;
  4. To the federal agency responsible for collecting vital statistics information;
  5. To federal, state or local agencies for official purposes;
  6. To offices of vital statistics outside the state if it is relevant to a person born in that state;

Information that is de-identified can be released.

Current as of June 2015