ORS 173.029¹
Preparation of statements for legislation creating new crime, increasing period of incarceration or otherwise modifying sentencing or state corrections policies

(1) For any measure reported out of a committee of the Legislative Assembly, the effect of which is to create a new crime, increase the period of incarceration allowed or required for an existing crime or otherwise modify sentencing or state corrections policies, the Legislative Fiscal Officer, with the aid of the Legislative Revenue Officer, state agencies and affected local governmental units, shall prepare a fiscal impact statement describing the fiscal impact that the measure would, if enacted, have on the state as well as on local governmental units.

(2) In particular and to the extent practicable, the Legislative Fiscal Officer shall determine and describe in the statement the following:

(a) The fiscal impact on state and local law enforcement agencies, including an estimate of the increase in anticipated number of arrests annually;

(b) The fiscal impact on state and local courts, including an estimate of the increase in the anticipated number of cases annually;

(c) The fiscal impact on district attorney offices, including an estimate of the increase in the anticipated number of prosecutions annually;

(d) The fiscal impact on public defense resources, including an estimate of the increase in the anticipated number of cases annually; and

(e) The fiscal impact on state and local corrections resources, including resources supporting parole and probation supervision, and also including an estimate of the increase in the anticipated number of bed-days to be used annually at both the state and local level as a result of the passage of the measure.

(3) The fiscal impact statement required under this section must describe the fiscal impact that the measure would, if enacted, have on the state as well as on local governmental units for 10 years, beginning on the effective date of the measure.

(4) A state agency that prepares and submits to the Legislative Fiscal Officer fiscal impact statements or related fiscal information applicable to a measure introduced before the Legislative Assembly, the effect of which is to create a new crime, increase the period of incarceration allowed or required for an existing crime or otherwise modify sentencing or state corrections policies, shall describe the fiscal impact that the measure would have on the state agency for 10 years, beginning on the effective date of the measure. [1987 c.854 §2; 2001 c.962 §103; 2007 c.828 §2; 2013 c.649 §46; 2016 c.117 §2]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 173—Legislative Service Agencies, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors173.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.
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