2013 Oregon Revised Statutes
Volume : 03 - Landlord-Tenant, Domestic Relations, Probate
Chapter 109 - Parent and Child Rights and Relationships
Section 109.313 - Application for home study by Oregon resident.


OR Rev Stat § 109.313 (2013) What's This?

(1) The Department of Human Services shall accept and may approve an application for a home study as defined in ORS 109.304 that is submitted by an Oregon resident seeking to adopt a child in the custody of:

(a) The department;

(b) A public child welfare agency in another state, following receipt of a request from the agency in the other state under the Interstate Compact for the Placement of Children; or

(c) A public child welfare agency in another country, following receipt of an appropriate request from the agency in the other country.

(2) The department shall also accept and may approve an application for a home study under this section that is submitted by an Oregon resident who is currently or has previously been under study or consideration by another public or private agency for placement of a child for adoption.

(3) An application submitted under this section may be approved if the application meets the requirements of the department as established by rule. [2011 c.120 §1]

Note: 109.313 was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 109 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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