2015 ORS § 420.865¹
Commitment to youth care center

(1) The Oregon Youth Authority may place a youth who has been placed in its legal custody pursuant to ORS 419C.478 (Commitment to Oregon Youth Authority or Department of Human Services) or 419C.481 (Guardianship and legal custody of youth offender committed to Oregon Youth Authority) in a youth care center if the center complies with the provisions of ORS 420.855 (Definitions for ORS 420.855 to 420.885) to 420.885 (Audit and payment of claims) and has been approved by the youth authority.

(2) Placement of a youth by the youth authority in a youth care center does not terminate the juvenile courts wardship over the youth or the custody of the youth authority. The center may retain such youths in full- or part-time residential care or, with the consent of the youth authority, may place them on a full- or part-time basis in foster homes. [1967 c.444 §§2,4; 1971 c.401 §63; 1971 c.698 §5; 1993 c.33 §348; 1995 c.422 §116]