(1) To accord crime victims due dignity and respect, a victim of a crime that 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) has, upon request, the following rights:
(a) The right to have the victim’s schedule taken into account in scheduling the post-conviction proceedings;
(b) The right to inspect, in advance of the post-conviction proceedings, any public record on which the disposition of the petition will be based;
(c) The right to be heard, either orally or in writing, at the hearing;
(d) The right to consult with counsel for the state regarding the post-conviction proceeding, including, if applicable, notice of and the opportunity to consult regarding a settlement agreement; and
(e) The right to be informed by counsel for the state of the manner in which the petition was disposed.
(2) As used in this section, “victim” has the meaning given that term in ORS 131.007 (“Victim” defined). [2010 c.89 §2]
Note: 138.627 (Victim’s rights) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 138 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
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