2011 ORS § 161.328¹
Commitment of person found guilty except for insanity of misdemeanor

(1) Following the entry of a judgment pursuant to ORS 161.319 (Form of verdict on guilty except for insanity), the court shall order a person committed to a state mental hospital or other facility designated by the Oregon Health Authority if:

(a) Each offense for which the person is found guilty except for insanity is a misdemeanor; and

(b) The court finds that the person is affected by mental disease or defect and presents a substantial danger to others that requires commitment.

(2) The total period of commitment under this section may not exceed the maximum sentence provided by statute for the crime for which the person was found guilty except for insanity.

(3) If the superintendent of the state mental hospital or the director of the facility to which the person is committed determines that a person committed under this section is no longer affected by mental disease or defect or, if so affected, no longer presents a substantial danger to others that requires commitment, the superintendent or director shall file notice of that determination with the committing court. Upon filing of the notice, the superintendent or director shall discharge the person from custody. [1981 c.711 §3; 1983 c.800 §7; 1987 c.903 §36; 1995 c.529 §1; 2011 c.708 §37; 2011 c.724 §4]