2015 ORS 147.045¹
Notification of district attorney upon filing of compensation claim
  • deferral of compensation proceedings

(1) Upon filing of a claim pursuant to ORS 147.005 (Definitions) to 147.367 (Services to victims of acts of mass destruction), the Department of Justice shall promptly notify the district attorney of the county wherein the crime is alleged to have occurred. If, within 10 days after such notification, the district attorney advises the department that a criminal prosecution is pending upon the same alleged crime and requests that action by the department be deferred, the department shall defer all proceedings under ORS 147.005 (Definitions) to 147.367 (Services to victims of acts of mass destruction) until such time as such criminal prosecution has been concluded and shall so notify the district attorney and the applicant. When such criminal prosecution has been concluded, the district attorney shall promptly so notify the department.

(2) Nothing in this section shall limit the authority of the department to grant emergency awards pursuant to ORS 147.055 (Emergency awards). [1977 c.376 §6; 2012 c.81 §8]

Notes of Decisions

"Person" has same meaning as defini­tion given to term by Criminal Code. State v. Spino, 143 Or App 619, 925 P2d 101 (1996)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Primary resource as between federally funded Aid to Dependent Children or state-funded General Assistance benefits and Crime Victims' Compensa­tion Program for pay­ment of lost earnings compensa­tion, (1987) Vol 46, p 1

Chapter 147

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Primary resource fund where per­son, as result of single incident, becomes eligible for medical benefits from funds administered by Adult and Family Service Division, Motor Vehicle Accident Fund and Crime Victims' Compensa­tion Division, (1978) Vol 39, p 323


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 147—Victims of Crime and Acts of Mass Destruction, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors147.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 147, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano147.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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