Youth Correction Facilities

ORS 420.048
Notice required when youth offender transfers to new school or school district


(a) When a youth offender who is in the legal custody of the Oregon Youth Authority transfers from one school or school district to a different school or school district, the person responsible for supervising the youth offender shall notify the school administrator of the school or of the school district to which the youth offender has transferred of the youth offender’s status as a youth offender. The person shall make the notification no later than 72 hours after the person knows of the transfer.


When a school administrator receives notification under this section, the school administrator may request the Oregon Youth Authority to provide additional information about the youth offender. The youth authority shall provide additional information, including the offense that brought the youth offender within the jurisdiction of the juvenile court and such other information that is subject to disclosure under ORS 419A.255 (Maintenance) (6).


The youth authority shall include in the notice the following:


The name and date of birth of the youth offender;


The names and addresses of the youth offender’s parents or guardians;


The name and contact information of the attorney for the youth offender, if known;


The name and contact information of the person giving notice under subsection (1) of this section or the person’s designated representative to contact for further information about the notice;


The specific offense that brought the youth offender within the jurisdiction of the juvenile court and whether it involved a firearm, the delivery of a marijuana item as defined in ORS 475B.015 (Definitions for ORS 475B.010 to 475B.545) or the delivery of a controlled substance, a violation of ORS 163.355 (Rape in the third degree) to 163.445 (Sexual misconduct) or 163.465 (Public indecency) or any other offense if the youth authority or juvenile court believes the youth offender represents a risk to other students or school staff; and


Any terms of probation.


Except as otherwise provided in ORS 192.431 (Court authority in reviewing action denying right to inspect public records), the youth authority, a school district or a school administrator, or anyone employed or acting on behalf of the youth authority, school district or school administrator, who sends or receives records under this section is not liable civilly or criminally for failing to disclose the information under this section.


As used in this section:


“School administrator” has the meaning given that term in ORS 419A.305 (Notice to school administrators concerning students subject to juvenile court petitions).


“School district” has the meaning given that term in ORS 332.002 (Definitions for chapter). [1999 c.963 §3; 2009 c.447 §8; 2013 c.417 §10; 2017 c.21 §58]


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Jun. 26, 2021