ORS 675.395
Sexual Offense Treatment Board


The Sexual Offense Treatment Board is established within the Health Licensing Office. The board shall consist of seven members appointed by the Governor from lists of recommended persons submitted as provided in subsection (2) of this section. All members of the board must be residents of this state.


Of the members appointed to the board:


Two shall be from a list submitted by the Oregon Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers;


Two shall be from a list submitted by the Oregon Adolescent Sex Offending Treatment Network or a successor organization;


One shall be from a list submitted by the Oregon Association of Community Corrections Directors;


One shall be from a list submitted by the Oregon Juvenile Department Directors Association; and


One shall be from a list submitted by a victims’ advocacy organization.


The term of office of each member is four years, but a member serves at the pleasure of the Governor. Vacancies shall be filled by the Governor by appointment for the unexpired term. A member shall hold the member’s office until the appointment and qualification of a successor. A member is eligible for reappointment. If a person serves two consecutive full terms, a period of at least four years must elapse before the person is again eligible for appointment to serve on the board.


Members of the board are eligible for compensation and expenses as provided in ORS 292.495 (Compensation and expenses of members of state boards and commissions).


The board shall select one of its members to serve as chair and another to serve as vice chair, for those terms and with such duties and powers necessary for the performance of the functions of those offices as the board determines.


A majority of the board constitutes a quorum for the transaction of business.


The board shall meet at times and places specified by the call of the chair or of a majority of the members of the board. The board shall meet at least once each calendar year.


A board member appointed under this section who is also a certified clinical sexual offense therapist, certified associate sexual offense therapist or certified secondary clinical sexual offense therapist must satisfy all requirements for certification provided in ORS 675.375 (Certification) and must obtain certification within 12 months of the member’s appointment. [2007 c.841 §7; 2009 c.701 §6; 2013 c.568 §14; 2017 c.421 §8; 2019 c.68 §10]
Note: See note under 675.365 (Definitions for ORS 675).


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