ORS 420.892¹
Certification standards
  • rules

(1) The Oregon Youth Authority shall adopt the rules it deems necessary or advisable to carry out the intent and purposes of this section and ORS 420.890 (Certification of youth offender foster homes).

(2) The youth authority shall adopt rules establishing standards for certification of youth offender foster homes. The youth authority shall include in the rules requirements that a foster parent receive training designed to assist the foster parent in understanding juvenile delinquency and managing the behavior that results from juvenile delinquency.

(3) The youth authority or its representative shall visit every certified youth offender foster home from time to time as often as appears necessary to determine whether:

(a) The youth offender foster home consistently maintains the standards established by the youth authority; and

(b) Proper care is being provided to youth offenders at the youth offender foster home.

(4) A person operating a youth offender foster home may not, as a disciplinary measure against a youth offender in the youth offender foster home, deny a parent or guardian of the youth offender the right to visit the youth offender. [1995 c.422 §131o]

Note: See note under 420.888 (Definitions for ORS 420.888 to 420.892).


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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