ORS 420A.135¹
Secure regional youth facilities

(1) The Oregon Youth Authority may establish up to five secure regional youth facilities.

(2) A secure regional youth facility shall:

(a) Provide secure incarceration;

(b) Provide education and job and life skills training including, but not limited to, anger management and self-control; and

(c) Include a drug and alcohol treatment component that meets the standards promulgated by the Department of Human Services pursuant to ORS 430.357 (Rules for ORS 430.345 to 430.380).

(3) The Director of the Oregon Youth Authority is solely responsible for determining which persons committed to, or placed in the custody of, the youth authority are eligible to participate in, and are accepted for placement in, a secure regional youth facility. The juvenile court may recommend to the Oregon Youth Authority that a youth offender be placed in a secure regional youth facility, but the recommendation is not binding on the youth authority. [1995 c.422 §§21,22; 2005 c.271 §4]

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.
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