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2012 Regular Session
At the request of: (at the request of House Interim Committee on Human Services)
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Bill Title: Relating to vulnerable persons; and declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Provides that prosecution of certain felonies committed against person 65 years of age or older may be commenced within six years.
Prohibits entry of order setting aside conviction for criminal mistreatment in first or second degree when victim was person 65 years of age or older. Requires health care provider to permit inspection and copying of protected health information of person who is alleged victim in abuse investigation. Sunsets June 30, 2015. Requires financial institution, upon receipt of certification] subpoena issued by court or on behalf of grand jury, to disclose and provide copies of financial records of person who is alleged victim in abuse investigation. Sunsets June 30, 2015. Permits Department of Human Services to make names of witnesses and vulnerable persons, and records and reports compiled in abuse investigations, available to certain entities. Creates Resident Safety Review Council. Sunsets council on June 30, 2013. Permits person convicted of certain crimes more than five years before employment to receive public funds in employment where person has contact with vulnerable person. Clarifies that person whose employment cannot be supported by public funds is not entitled to determination of fitness or right of appeal of determination of unfitness. Directs Department of Human Services to submit report on statewide call system for reporting abuse of elderly person to appropriate interim committees of Legislative Assembly. Requires Department of Human Services to, using new or existing materials, develop and implement training for persons investigating abuse and providing care to persons 65 years of age or older. Re-creates Oregon Elder Abuse Work Group. Sunsets work group on June 30, 2013. Limits biennial expenditures from fees, moneys or other revenues, including Miscellaneous Receipts, but excluding lottery funds and federal funds, collected or received by Department of Human Services for costs of Resident Safety Review Council. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
Chapter Number: Chapter 70
Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
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