Sexual assault response teams
(1) The district attorney in each county shall organize a sexual assault response team to consist of:
(a) A representative of the district attorney’s office;
(b) A representative of a prosecution-based victim assistance program or unit;
(c) A sexual assault forensic examiner;
(d) At the discretion of the district attorney, a representative of the county sheriff’s office or a representative of local law enforcement agencies or both;
(e) A representative of a nonprofit agency or program that receives moneys administered by the Department of Human Services or the Department of Justice and that offers safety planning, counseling, support or advocacy to victims of sexual assault; and
(f) Other persons the district attorney considers necessary for the operation of the team or as recommended by the team.
(2) Each team must meet:
(a) At least quarterly at a time appointed by the district attorney of the county; and
(b) Independently of the county’s multidisciplinary child abuse team.
(3)(a) Each team shall develop and adopt protocols addressing the response to adult and adolescent sexual assault victims in the county.
(b) Protocols adopted pursuant to paragraph (a) of this subsection may incorporate by reference, in part or in whole, protocols relating to child sexual abuse developed pursuant to ORS 418.747 (County teams for investigation). [2011 c.511 §1]
Note: 147.401 (Sexual assault response teams) and 147.403 (Policies, guidelines and training requirements for providers of medical care to sexual assault patients) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 147 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
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