ORS 675.395¹
Sex Offender Treatment Board
  • membership
  • appointment
  • term
  • compensation and expenses
  • officers
  • meetings

(1) The Sex Offender Treatment Board is established within the Oregon Health Licensing Agency. The board shall consist of seven members appointed by the Governor and subject to confirmation by the Senate in the manner provided in ORS 171.562 (Procedures for confirmation) and 171.565 (Vote required for confirmation). All members of the board shall be residents of this state.

(2) Of the members appointed to the board:

(a) Two shall be recommended by the Oregon Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers;

(b) Two shall be recommended by the Oregon Adolescent Sex Offender Treatment Network;

(c) One shall be recommended by the Oregon Association of Community Corrections Directors;

(d) One shall be recommended by the Oregon Juvenile Department Directors Association; and

(e) One shall be recommended by a victims’ advocacy organization.

(3) The term of office of each member is three years, but a member serves at the pleasure of the Governor. Vacancies shall be filled by the Governor by appointment for the unexpired term. A member shall hold the member’s office until the appointment and qualification of a successor. A member is eligible for reappointment.

(4) The agency shall provide the board with such administrative services and employees as the board requires to carry out its duties for the administration of ORS 675.360 (Legislative findings) to 675.410 (Duties of Oregon Health Licensing Agency under ORS 675.360 to 675.410).

(5) Members of the board are eligible for compensation and expenses as provided in ORS 292.495 (Compensation and expenses of members of state boards and commissions) from funds available under ORS 675.405 (Fees).

(6) The board shall select one of its members to serve as chair and another to serve as vice chair, for those terms and with such duties and powers necessary for the performance of the functions of those offices as the board determines.

(7) A majority of the board constitutes a quorum for the transaction of business.

(8) The board shall meet at times and places specified by the call of the chair or of a majority of the members of the board. The board shall meet at least once each calendar year.

(9) A board member appointed under this section who is also a clinical sex offender therapist or associate sex offender therapist must satisfy all requirements for certification provided in ORS 675.375 (Certification of clinical sex offender therapist or associate sex offender therapist) and shall obtain certification within 12 months of the member’s appointment. [2007 c.841 §7]

Note: See note under 675.360 (Legislative findings).

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 675—Psychologists; Occupational Therapists; Certified Sex Offender Therapists; Clinical Social Workers; Licensed Professional Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors675.­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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