ORS 420A.111¹
Levels of custody
  • transfer between levels
  • significance

(1) The Director of the Oregon Youth Authority may authorize the transfer of a youth offender from one level of custody to another.

(2) Before a transfer under subsection (1) of this section may take place, the Director of the Oregon Youth Authority shall review the record of the youth offender and enter an order granting or denying the transfer.

(3) The youth offender subject to a transfer order, or an order denying transfer, may request a hearing. The request must be in writing and submitted no later than 10 days after receipt of the order.

(4) In a hearing that would result in the transfer of a youth offender to a less restrictive setting, the youth offender has the burden of demonstrating that the transfer is warranted and consistent with ORS 419C.001 (Purposes of juvenile justice system in delinquency cases).

(5) Different levels of custody in youth correction facilities reflect the differences between the level of security and direct supervision of the facilities. [1995 c.422 §§14,18]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 420A—Oregon Youth Authority; Youth Correction Facilities, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors420A.­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.
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. Currency Information