OAR 859-050-0030
Evidence Considered; Admissibility

The Board will consider all material, relevant, and reliable evidence available to it. All evidence of a type commonly relied upon by reasonably prudent persons in the conduct of their serious affairs will be admissible, including, but not limited to, the following:


The record of trial.


Information supplied by the state’s attorney or any interested party, including the patient.


Information concerning the patient’s mental condition, incident reports and progress reports.


The patient’s entire psychiatric and criminal history, including motor vehicle records.


Psychiatric or psychological reports ordered by the Board under ORS 161.346 (Hearings on discharge, conditional release, commitment or modification)(3).


Psychiatric and psychological reports under ORS 161.341 (Application for discharge or conditional release)(2), written by a person chosen by the state or the patient to examine the patient.


Testimony of witnesses. Although not considered evidence, the Board will consider victim impact statements during its deliberations.

Source: Rule 859-050-0030 — Evidence Considered; Admissibility, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=859-050-0030.

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(June 8, 2021)

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