Arraignment and Pretrial Provisions

ORS 135.973
Medication use by specialty court entrant


As used in this section, “specialty court” has the meaning given that term in ORS 137.680 (Development of specialty court standards).


An individual may not be denied entry into a specialty court in this state solely for the reason that the individual is taking, or intends to take, medication prescribed by a licensed health care practitioner for the treatment of drug abuse or dependency. [2017 c.683 §6]
Note: 135.973 (Medication use by specialty court entrant) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 135 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.


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Jun. 26, 2021