Triennial Review Tool for vital records management
revised November 20, 2014
The Vital Records County Triennial Review is a tool used to support and ensure County compliance with Oregon law. The majority of vital record laws are found in Chapter 432 – Vital Statistics, and administrative rule Chapter 333, Division 11. Criteria for compliance includes:
- County requirements;
- Issuance of vital records requirements; and
- Security, access, and confidentiality requirements.
Instructional Memorandum (IM) for Vital Records Triennial County Review
Revised November 20, 2014
According to ORS 432.035, "The county and local registrars and their deputies shall: (1) Comply with all instructions of the State Registrar of the Center for Health Statistics." The purpose of the Instructional Memo is twofold:
- To address several compliance issues which have long been part of County Vital Records reviews, but which do not have a specific citation in statute or rule; and
- To inform County staff of procedures for the Oregon Vital Events Registration System (OVERS).