2013 ORS § 147.433¹
Rights afforded upon request
  • notice
  • attendance
  • protection

(1) To accord crime victims due dignity and respect, a victim in a criminal proceeding described in subsection (2) of this section has, upon request to the district attorney before a judgment of conviction is entered, the following rights:

(a) The right to be notified by the district attorney of the victims rights described in this section and ORS 138.627 (Victims rights) and 144.750 (Victims rights);

(b) The right to reasonable, accurate and timely notice from the Attorney General when an appeal is taken in the criminal proceeding;

(c) The right to reasonable, accurate and timely notice from the counsel for the state when a conviction in the criminal proceeding is the subject of a petition for post-conviction relief filed under ORS 138.510 (Persons who may file petition for relief) to 138.680 (Short title);

(d) The right to attend any public hearing related to the criminal proceeding that is conducted by an appellate court; and

(e) The right to be reasonably protected from the offender, if the offender is present, at any related appellate or post-conviction relief proceeding.

(2) The provisions of this section apply only to criminal proceedings involving a defendant charged with or convicted of:

(a) A person felony, as that term is defined in the rules of the Oregon Criminal Justice Commission;

(b) A person Class A misdemeanor, as that term is defined in the rules of the Oregon Criminal Justice Commission;

(c) Burglary in the first degree under ORS 164.225 (Burglary in the first degree);

(d) A sex crime as defined in ORS 181.805 (Definitions for 181.800 to 181.845); or

(e) An attempt, conspiracy or solicitation to commit a crime described in paragraph (a) or (b) of this subsection.

(3) As used in this section, victim has the meaning given that term in ORS 131.007 (Victim defined). [2010 c.89 §1]

Note: 147.433 (Rights afforded upon request) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 147 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.