ORS 398.014
Presentment of Class A felony charges to civilian authority


A charge against a person subject to the Oregon Code of Military Justice for an offense that is classified as a Class A felony under the Oregon Criminal Code shall first be presented by the convening authority to a prosecuting civilian authority with jurisdiction over the offense for possible prosecution.


If the prosecuting civilian authority declines to prosecute or fails to respond within 90 days from presentation of the charge, the charge may then be prosecuted as provided in this chapter or the Oregon Code of Military Justice. [2005 c.512 §33; 2013 c.81 §8]

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