ORS 420.870¹
Standards for approval of youth care centers

Approval of the youth care center by the Oregon Youth Authority, required by ORS 420.865 (Commitment to youth care center), shall be based on reasonable and satisfactory assurance that:

(1) Adequate physical facilities exist which comply with applicable rules of the Department of Human Services and the State Fire Marshal.

(2) There is employment of capable and trained or experienced personnel.

(3) The youth care programs include educational, vocational, recreational and counseling opportunities that will be in the best interests of the youth.

(4) A county must demonstrate that an adequate probation system for youths exists in the county in order to be eligible for state support for a youth care center. [1967 c.444 §3; 1971 c.401 §64; 1989 c.41 §1; 1995 c.422 §117]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 420—Youth Correction Facilities; Youth Care Centers, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors420.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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.
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