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Notice of Proposed Permanent Rulemaking SB 573

Notice of Proposed Permanent Rulemaking: 

OAR 333-011-0277 - “Application and Documentation in Support of Amending Original Record of Live Birth Prior to Adoption"

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division is proposing to permanently adopt OAR 333-011-0277 pertaining to the amendment of an original record of live birth prior to adoption.
The purpose of this rulemaking is to adopt new rules required by passage of Senate Bill 573 (OL 2023, ch. 157) during the 2023 Oregon Legislative Session. SB 573 authorizes the Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division, Center for Health Statistics to add a parent's name to an original (pre-adoption) birth record through an application process. Senate Bill 573 requires the Center for Health Statistics to adopt rules to (1) establish fees for the preparation and registration of the amended original birth records; and (2) describe the forms for requesting to make an amendment to an original birth record, identification requirements and evidentiary documentation needed.

You are invited to review and comment on the proposed rules. 
  • If you wish to present oral testimony, a public hearing will be held remotely by video or teleconference via Microsoft Teams on November 20, 2023, at 10:00 A.M. To provide oral testimony during this hearing, please contact to receive the link for the Microsoft Teams video conference. Alternatively, you may dial 971-277-2343, phone conference ID 980 366 597# for audio only.

  • Written comments may also be sent by regular mail and must be postmarked by 5:00 p.m. on November 22, 2023. Please mail comments to:
OHA, Public Health Division
Brittany Hall, Administrative Rules Coordinator
800 NE Oregon Street, Suite 930
Portland, Oregon 97232
  • You may also send comments by fax to: (971) 673-1299.

Final rules will be filed after consideration of all comments.

If you have any questions or would prefer to be sent a hard copy of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, please send an email to
Accessibility Statement: For individuals with disabilities or individuals who speak a language other than English, OHA can provide information in alternate formats such as translations, large print, or braille. Contact the Public Health Division at 971-673-1222, 711 TTY or