Persons With Mental Illness

ORS 426.510
“Sexually dangerous person” defined

As used in ORS 426.510 (“Sexually dangerous person” defined) to 426.680 (Trial visits for probationer), unless the context otherwise requires, “sexually dangerous person” means a person who because of repeated or compulsive acts of misconduct in sexual matters, or because of a qualifying mental disorder, is deemed likely to continue to perform such acts and be a danger to other persons. [1963 c.467 §1; 1977 c.377 §1; 2017 c.634 §28]
§§ 426.510 to 426.680

Law Review Citations

8 WLJ 341-395 (1972)

Chapter 426

Notes of Decisions

The entire statutory scheme of involuntary commitment provides adequate procedural safeguards which satisfies the requirements of due process and equal protection. Dietrich v. Brooks, 27 Or App 821, 558 P2d 357 (1976), Sup Ct review denied

Atty. Gen. Opinions

County of residence paying mental commitment costs, (1979) Vol 40, p 147; civil commitment to Mental Health Division of person against whom criminal charges are pending, (1980) Vol 41, p 91

Law Review Citations

16 WLR 448 (1979)


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