ORS 420.005¹

As used in ORS 420.005 (Definitions) to 420.048 (Notice required when youth offender transfers to new school or school district), 420.060 (Employment agreements) to 420.275 (Benefits and protections afforded to persons in custody of Oregon Youth Authority), 420.810 (Placement of youths in foster homes) to 420.840 (Cooperation of superintendents with other child welfare agencies) and 420.905 (Definitions for ORS 420.905 to 420.915) to 420.915 (Procedure upon apprehension of escapee, absentee or parole violator), unless the context requires otherwise:

(1) “Design capacity” means the number of youth offenders or other persons a youth correction facility is able to hold based on applicable safety codes and standards.

(2) “Director” means the Director of the Oregon Youth Authority.

(3) “Youth authority” means the Oregon Youth Authority.

(4) “Youth correction facility” means a facility used for the confinement of youth offenders and other persons placed in the legal or physical custody of the youth authority and includes secure regional youth facilities, regional accountability camps, residential academies and satellites, camps and branches of those facilities.

(5) “Youth offender” has the meaning given that term in ORS 419A.004 (Definitions). [1965 c.616 §29; 1969 c.597 §128; 1971 c.401 §96; 1985 c.229 §1; 1995 c.422 §88; 1999 c.109 §4; 2001 c.295 §13; 2003 c.396 §139]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 420—Youth Correction Facilities; Youth Care Centers, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors420.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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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