Oregon Statutes - Chapter 352 - State and Independent Institutions of Higher Education - Section 352.012 - Authority of Oregon University System to require fingerprints.

For the purpose of requesting a state or nationwide criminal records check under ORS 181.534, the Oregon University System may require the fingerprints of a person who:

(1)(a) Is employed or applying for employment by the Oregon University System; or

(b) Provides services or seeks to provide services to the Oregon University System as a contractor or volunteer; and

(2) Is, or will be, working or providing services in a position that is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position. As used in this subsection, “critical or security-sensitive position” means a position in which the person:

(a) Has direct access to persons under 18 years of age or to student residence facilities because the person’s work duties require the person to be present in the residence facility;

(b) 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;

(c) Has access to information, the disclosure of which is prohibited by state or federal laws, rules or regulations or information that is defined as confidential under state or federal laws, rules or regulations;

(d) Has access to property where chemicals, hazardous materials and other items controlled by state or federal laws or regulations are located;

(e) Has access to laboratories, nuclear facilities or utility plants to which access is restricted in order to protect the health or safety of the public;

(f) Has fiscal, financial aid, payroll or purchasing responsibilities as one of the person’s primary responsibilities; or

(g) Has access to personal information about employees or members of the public including Social Security numbers, dates of birth, driver license numbers, medical information, personal financial information or criminal background information. [2005 c.730 §71]

Note: 352.012 was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 352 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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