§ 432.005 Definitions
§ 432.010 Center for Health Statistics; standards
§ 432.015 Rules
§ 432.020 State registrar; appointment
§ 432.025 Assistant state registrars
§ 432.030 Duties of state registrar
§ 432.033 Duties of state registrar related to confidentiality and security
§ 432.035 County registrars

Terms Used In Oregon Statutes > Chapter 432 > System of Vital Statistics

  • Amendment: means a change to an item that appears on a certified copy of a vital record after a certified copy has been issued. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Certified copy: means the document, in either paper or electronic format, issued by the State Registrar of the Center for Health Statistics and containing all or a part of the information contained on the original vital record, and which, when issued by the state registrar, has the full force and effect of the original vital record. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Certifier: means a person required to attest to the accuracy of information submitted on a report. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • City: includes any incorporated village or town. See Oregon Statutes 174.100
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Date of registration: means the month, day and year a vital record is incorporated into the official records of the Center for Health Statistics. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Dead body: means a human body or such parts of such human body from the condition of which it reasonably may be concluded that death occurred. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fetal death: means death prior to the complete expulsion or extraction from its mother of a product of human conception, irrespective of the duration of pregnancy, that is not an induced termination of pregnancy. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Final disposition: means the burial, interment, cremation, removal from the state or other authorized disposition of a dead body or fetus, except that when removal from the state is conducted by the holder of a certificate of removal registration issued under ORS 692. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Health research: means a systematic study to gain information and understanding about health, with the goal of finding ways to improve human health, that conforms to or is conducted in accordance with generally accepted scientific standards or principles and that is designed to develop or contribute to general scientific knowledge. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Human remains: means a dead body. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Induced termination of pregnancy: means the purposeful interruption of an intrauterine pregnancy with the intention other than to produce a live-born infant and that does not result in a live birth. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Institution: means any establishment, public or private, that provides inpatient or outpatient medical, surgical or diagnostic care or treatment or nursing, custodial or domiciliary care, or to which persons are committed by law. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Interment: means the disposition of human remains by entombment or burial. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Live birth: means the complete expulsion or extraction from its mother of a product of human conception, irrespective of the duration of pregnancy, that, after such expulsion or extraction, breathes or shows any other evidence of life such as beating of the heart, pulsation of the umbilical cord or definite movement of voluntary muscles, whether or not the umbilical cord has been cut or the placenta is attached. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: includes individuals, corporations, associations, firms, partnerships, limited liability companies and joint stock companies. See Oregon Statutes 174.100
  • Personally identifiable information: means information that can be used to distinguish or trace an individual's identity or, when combined with other personal or identifying information, is linked or linkable to a specific individual. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Physician: means a person authorized to practice medicine, chiropractic or naturopathic medicine under the laws of this state or under the laws of Washington, Idaho or California, a physician assistant licensed under ORS 677. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Record: means a report that has been registered by the state registrar. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Registration: means the process by which vital records and reports are accepted and incorporated into the official records of the Center for Health Statistics. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Report: means a document, whether in paper or electronic format, containing information related to a vital event submitted by a person required to submit the information to the state registrar for the purpose of registering a vital event. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • State: includes a state or territory of the United States, the District of Columbia and New York City. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • United States: includes territories, outlying possessions and the District of Columbia. See Oregon Statutes 174.100
  • Verification: means confirmation of the information on a vital record based on the facts contained in a report. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Vital record: means a report of a live birth, death, fetal death, marriage, declaration of domestic partnership, dissolution of marriage or domestic partnership and related data that have been accepted for registration and incorporated into the official records of the Center for Health Statistics. See Oregon Statutes 432.005
  • Vital statistics: means the aggregated data derived from records and reports of live birth, death, fetal death, induced termination of pregnancy, marriage, declaration of domestic partnership, dissolution of marriage, dissolution of domestic partnership and supporting documentation and related reports. See Oregon Statutes 432.005