Chapter 131 Preliminary Provisions; Limitations; Jurisdiction; Venue; Criminal Forfeiture; Crime Prevention

Preliminary Provisions

§ 131.005 General definitions
§ 131.007 "Victim" defined
§ 131.015 Application to prior and subsequent actions
§ 131.025 Parties in criminal action
§ 131.035 When departures, errors or mistakes in pleadings or proceedings are material
§ 131.040 When law enforcement officer may communicate with person represented by counsel
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Time Limitations

§ 131.105 Timeliness of criminal actions
§ 131.125 Time limitations
§ 131.135 When prosecution commenced
§ 131.145 When time starts to run
§ 131.155 Tolling of statute

Jurisdiction

§ 131.205 Definition for ORS 131.205 to 131.235
§ 131.215 Jurisdiction
§ 131.225 Exceptions
§ 131.235 Criminal homicide

Venue

§ 131.305 Place of trial
§ 131.315 Special provisions
§ 131.325 Place of trial
§ 131.335 Change of venue
§ 131.345 Motion for change of venue
§ 131.355 Change of venue for prejudice
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Former Jeopardy

§ 131.505 Definitions for ORS 131.505 to 131.525
§ 131.515 Previous prosecution
§ 131.525 Previous prosecution
§ 131.535 Proceedings not constituting acquittal

Criminal Forfeiture

§ 131.550 Definitions for ORS 131.550 to 131.600
§ 131.553 Legislative findings
§ 131.556 Right, title and interest in forfeited property vests in seizing agency
§ 131.558 Property subject to forfeiture
§ 131.561 Seizure of property subject to forfeiture
§ 131.564 Status of seized property
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Crime Prevention

Stopping of Persons

§ 131.605 Definitions for ORS 131.605 to 131.625
§ 131.615 Stopping of persons
§ 131.625 Frisk of stopped persons

Detention

§ 131.655 Detention and interrogation of persons suspected of theft committed in a store or unlawful operation of audiovisual device in a motion picture theater

Prevention by Public Officers

§ 131.665 Prevention by public officers
§ 131.675 Dispersal of unlawful or riotous assemblages
§ 131.685 Authority of Governor to enter into agreements with other states for crime prevention purposes

Exclusion From Public Property

§ 131.705 Definitions for ORS 131.705 to 131.735
§ 131.715 Proclamation of emergency period by Governor
§ 131.725 Exclusion from public property
§ 131.735 Review of exclusion order

Special Law Enforcement Officers

§ 131.805 Authority to employ special agents
§ 131.815 Presentment of facts to circuit court
§ 131.825 Hearing
§ 131.835 Request that judge of another district conduct hearing
§ 131.845 Findings
§ 131.855 Appointment of special officers on finding that laws are not enforced
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Rewards

§ 131.885 Offer of reward
§ 131.890 Entitlement to reward
§ 131.892 Offer of reward for information on commission of criminal offense
§ 131.895 Procedure for payment
§ 131.897 Authority to order repayment of reward as part of sentence

Liability for Medical Expenses of Certain Persons

§ 131.900 Liability for medical expenses for person restrained, detained or taken into custody

Law Enforcement Contacts Policy and Data Review Committee

§ 131.905 Legislative findings
§ 131.906 Law Enforcement Contacts Policy and Data Review Committee
§ 131.908 Funding contributions
§ 131.909 Moneys received
§ 131.910 Measuring progress

Public Safety Strategies Task Force

Note: Sections 1 and 2, Chapter 832, Oregon Laws 2007, Provide:

Sec. 1. (1) There Is Created the Public Safety Strategies Task Force Consisting of Six Members Appointed As Follows:

(A) the President of the Senate Shall Appoint Two Members From Among Members of the Senate. One Member Must Be Either an Independent or a Member of the Democratic Party and One Must Be a Member of the Republican Party.

(B) the Speaker of the House of Representatives Shall Appoint Two Members From Among Members of the House of Representatives. One Member Must Be a Member of the Democratic Party and One Must Be a Member of the Republican Party.

(C) the Governor Shall Appoint Two Members.

(2) the Task Force Shall:

(A) Evaluate the Amount of Investments in State Funded Programs, Including but Not Limited to Child Development Programs, to Ensure That the Funding Effectively and Efficiently Reduces Crime;

(B) Evaluate the Amount of Investments in State Funded Programs That Effectively Reduce Crime Rates and Victimization Rates by Reducing Recidivism Rates;

(C) Identify Ways in Which the State Can Increase Support for State Funded Programs That Reduce Criminal and Delinquent Behavior and Reduce Crime Rates;

(D) Identify Ways in Which the State Can Prevent Citizens From Becoming Involved in Crime;

(E) Make Recommendations in Order for Sentencing Laws to Better Meet the Principles of Section 15, Article I of the Oregon Constitution;

(F) Make Recommendations Based Upon Cost Benefit Analyses of State Criminal Justice Policies; and

(G) Consider the Best Use of Available Resources to Reduce Crime Rates and Victimization Rates and Hold Offenders Accountable for Their Actions, Including but Not Limited to the Expanded Use of Dna Sampling, the Expanded Use of Nationwide Criminal Backgro

(3) a Majority of the Members of the Task Force Constitutes a Quorum for the Transaction of Business.

(4) Official Action by the Task Force Requires the Approval of a Majority of the Members of the Task Force.

(5) the Task Force Shall Elect One of Its Members to Serve As Chairperson.

(6) If There Is a Vacancy for Any Cause, the Appointing Authority Shall Make an Appointment to Become Immediately Effective.

(7) the Task Force Shall Meet at Times and Places Specified by the Call of the Chairperson or of a Majority of the Members of the Task Force.

(8) the Task Force May Adopt Rules Necessary for the Operation of the Task Force.

(9) the Task Force Shall Consult With and May Receive Testimony From Persons Knowledgeable In, and Representing Diverse Viewpoints On, Public Safety Issues. These Persons May Include Persons Who Are, or Who Represent, Crime Victims, District Attorneys, Sh

(10) the Task Force Shall Submit a Report Containing the Results of Its Evaluations and Its Recommendations, Which May Include Recommendations for Legislation, to an Interim Committee Related to the Judiciary No Later Than October 1, 2008.

(11) the Legislative Administrator Shall Provide Staff Support to the Task Force.

(12) Members of the Task Force Who Are Not Members of the Legislative Assembly Are Not Entitled to Compensation or Reimbursement for Expenses and Serve As Volunteers on the Task Force.

(13) All Agencies of State Government, As Defined in Ors 174.111, Are Directed to Assist the Task Force in the Performance of Its Duties And, to the Extent Permitted by Laws Relating to Confidentiality, to Furnish Such Information and Advice As the Member

Sec. 2. Section 1 of This 2007 Act Is Repealed on the Date of the Convening of the Next Regular Biennial Legislative Session [January 12, 2009]. [2007 C.832 §2]

Source:
Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 131—Preliminary Provisions; Limitations; Jurisdiction; Venue; Criminal Forfeiture; Crime Prevention, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors131.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009). Currency Information