Persons With Mental Illness

ORS 426.670
Treatment programs for sexually dangerous persons

The Oregon Health Authority hereby is directed and authorized to establish and operate treatment programs, either separately within an existing state Department of Corrections institution, as part of an existing program within an Oregon Health Authority institution, or in specified and approved sites in the community to receive, treat, study and retain in custody, as required, such sexually dangerous persons as are committed under ORS 426.510 (“Sexually dangerous person” defined) to 426.670 (Treatment programs for sexually dangerous persons). [1963 c.467 §17; 1965 c.481 §1; 1979 c.606 §1; 1987 c.320 §230; 2009 c.595 §434]
§§ 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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