2007 ORS § 813.225¹
Petition for extension of diversion period
  • conditions

(1) Within 30 days prior to the end of the period of a driving while under the influence of intoxicants diversion agreement described in ORS 813.230 (Diversion agreement), a defendant may apply by motion to the court in which the diversion agreement was entered for an order extending the diversion period.

(2) Petition forms for an application for an extension under this section shall be available to a defendant at the court.

(3) The form of the petition for an extension under this section shall be determined by the Supreme Court under ORS 1.525 (Uniform citation and petition forms for certain offenses). The petition forms made available to a defendant by any city or state court shall conform to the requirements of the Supreme Court.

(4) The court may grant a petition for an extension filed under this section if the court finds that the defendant made a good faith effort to complete the conditions of the diversion agreement and that the defendant can complete the conditions of the diversion agreement within the requested extended diversion period.

(5) An extension granted under this section may be for no more than 180 days.

(6) A court may grant a defendant only one extension of a diversion period under this section.

(7) If the court grants the petition for an extension under this section, the following apply:

(a) If the defendant fully complies with the conditions of the diversion agreement within the extended diversion period, the court may dismiss the charge with prejudice under ORS 813.250 (Motion to dismiss charge on completion of diversion).

(b) If the court finds that the defendant failed to comply with the diversion agreement within the extended diversion period, the court shall enter the guilty plea or no contest plea filed as part of the petition for a diversion agreement, shall enter a judgment of conviction and shall sentence the defendant.

(8) If the court denies the petition for an extension under this section, the court shall enter the guilty plea or no contest plea filed as part of the petition for a diversion agreement, shall enter a judgment of conviction and shall sentence the defendant. [1997 c.749 §7; 2003 c.816 §3]