Oregon Persons With Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities
ORS 427.215
Need for commitment

For the purposes of ORS 427.235 (Notice to court of need for commitment) to 427.290 (Determination by court of need for commitment), a person with an intellectual disability is in need of commitment for residential care, treatment and training if the person is either:


Dangerous to self or others; or


Unable to provide for the person’s basic personal needs and not receiving care as is necessary for the health, safety or habilitation of the person. [1979 c.683 §16; 2001 c.104 §153; 2011 c.658 §12; 2013 c.36 §7]
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May. 15, 2020