Mental Health

ORS 430.420
Integration of drug treatment services into criminal justice system

  • plans


(1)

In collaboration with local seizing agencies, the district attorney, the local public safety coordinating council and the local mental health advisory committee, a local planning committee appointed or designated pursuant to ORS 430.342 (Local planning committees) shall develop a plan to integrate drug treatment services, meeting minimum standards established pursuant to ORS 430.357 (Minimum standards), into the criminal justice system for offenders who commit nonviolent felony drug possession offenses. The plan may also include property offenders as provided for under ORS 475.245 (Conditional discharge).

(2)

(a) A plan may include, but need not be limited to, programs that occur before adjudication, after adjudication as part of a sentence of probation or as part of a conditional discharge.

(b)

A plan must include, but need not be limited to:

(A)

A description of local criminal justice and treatment coordination efforts;

(B)

A description of the method by which local, state and federal treatment resources are prioritized and allocated to meet the needs of the drug abusing offender population;

(C)

The principles that guide criminal justice strategies for supervision and treatment of drug abusing offenders and the purchase of treatment services from local community providers;

(D)

The desired outcomes for criminal justice strategies for supervision and treatment of drug abusing offenders and the provision of treatment services and identification of a method for monitoring and reporting the outcomes; and

(E)

Consistent standards for measuring the success of criminal justice strategies for supervision and treatment of drug abusing offenders and the provision of treatment.

(3)

A program must include, but need not be limited to:

(a)

Ongoing oversight of the participant;

(b)

Frequent monitoring to determine whether a participant is using controlled substances unlawfully; and

(c)

A coordinated strategy governing responses to a participant’s compliance or noncompliance with the program.

(4)

The local planning committee shall submit the plan to the Oregon Health Authority and shall provide the county board of commissioners with a copy of the plan. [2005 c.830 §43; 2009 c.595 §495; 2011 c.673 §31; 2012 c.37 §100]
Note: 430.420 (Integration of drug treatment services into criminal justice system) to 430.426 (Rules) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 430 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
§§ 430.260 to 430.425

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authorized contracts and expenditures, (1977) Vol 38, p 1618


Source

Last accessed
Jun. 26, 2021