2007 ORS § 427.215¹
Definitions for ORS 427.061 and 427.235 to 427.290

As used in ORS 427.061 (Payment for care and treatment in state training center) and 427.235 (Notice to court of need for commitment) to 427.290 (Determination by court of mental retardation), unless the context requires otherwise, "mentally retarded person" applies only to a person who, because of mental retardation, is or is alleged to be either:

(1) Dangerous to self or others; or

(2) Unable to provide for basic personal needs and not receiving care as is necessary for the health, safety or habilitation of the person. [1979 c.683 §16; 2001 c.104 §153]