Oregon Statutes - Chapter 444 - Special Medical Services for Children - Section 444.110 - Complaint; examination; report of physician; investigation.

(1) Any judge exercising jurisdiction under ORS 419B.100 or 419C.005 may on the motion of the judge, or shall, on complaint filed by any probation officer, school teacher or school officer, relief officer or physician authorized to practice in this state, alleging that the child named therein is under 16 years of age and has some condition or injury or disease that can probably be remedied, and that the parents or other persons legally chargeable with the support of such child are unable to provide means for the surgical and medical treatment and hospital care of such child, appoint some physician who shall personally examine such child with respect to this medical condition.

(2) The examining physician shall make a written report to the judge, in duplicate on blanks furnished as provided in ORS 444.240, within the time fixed by the judge. The report shall answer the questions and set forth the information required on the blanks, giving such history of the case as will be likely to aid the surgical or medical treatment of the condition or disease or injury and describing it, all in detail, and stating whether or not, in the opinion of the physician, it can probably be remedied. The duplicate of the report shall be sent to the Oregon Health and Science University with the patient, together with a certified copy of the order of the judge made pursuant to ORS 444.120.

(3) The judge may also appoint some suitable person to investigate the other matters charged in the complaint. [Amended by 1967 c.534 §24; 1989 c.224 §108; 1993 c.33 §351]

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