2007 ORS § 813.040¹
Standards for determination of problem condition involving alcohol, inhalants or controlled substances

This section establishes, for purposes of ORS 471.432 (Examination for problem condition involving alcohol upon conviction), 807.060 (Eligibility) and 813.500 (Restrictions on issuance), when a person has a problem condition involving alcohol, inhalants or controlled substances. For purposes of ORS 471.432 (Examination for problem condition involving alcohol upon conviction), 807.060 (Eligibility) and 813.500 (Restrictions on issuance), a person has a problem condition involving alcohol, inhalants or controlled substances if it is determined that the person has a problem condition in which the person’s health or that of others is substantially impaired or endangered or the person’s social or economic function is substantially disrupted because of the person’s:

(1) Habitual or periodic use of alcoholic beverages; or

(2) Use of or loss of the ability to control the use of controlled substances, inhalants or other substances with abuse potential including a condition that may have developed:

(a) A physical dependence in which the body requires a continuing supply of a drug, inhalant or controlled substance to avoid characteristic withdrawal symptoms; or

(b) A psychological dependence characterized by an overwhelming mental desire for continued use of a drug, inhalant or controlled substance. [1983 c.338 §589; 1999 c.126 §5; 1999 c.619 §9; 1999 c.646 §4]