OAR 309-120-0075

As used in these rules:


“Close custody facility” means any of the secure facilities operated by the OYA, including, but not limited to, youth correctional facilities, work/study camps, and transition camps.


“Facility designated by the Oregon Health Authority (Authority)” means a hospital or secure non-hospital facility designated by the Authority to provide evaluation and treatment services for offenders under the age of 18.


“Hearing Officer” means an independent decision maker designated to conduct an administrative commitment hearing for an offender.


“Mentally ill offender” means an offender who, because of a mental disorder or a severe emotional disorder, is one or more of the following:


Dangerous to self or others;


Is unable to provide for basic personal needs and is not receiving such psychiatric care as is necessary for health or safety; or


An offender, who unless treated, will continue, with a reasonable medical probability, to physically or mentally deteriorate so that the offender will become a person described under either or both subparagraph (4)(a) or (4)(b) of this rule.


“Offender” means a person placed in OYA close custody facility, including inmates in the legal custody of the Department of Corrections (DOC).


“State Mental Hospital” as defined in ORS 426.010 (State hospitals for persons with mental illness). Except as otherwise ordered by the Authority pursuant to ORS 179.325 (Change in use of institution for persons with developmental disabilities or mental illness), the Oregon State Hospitals in Salem, Marion County, and Portland, Multnomah County, and the Blue Mountain Recovery Center in Pendleton, Umatilla County, will be used as state hospitals for the care and treatment of mentally ill offenders age 18 and over who are transferred by the OYA pursuant to these rules.
Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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