2017 ORS 420A.012¹
  • definition
  • reporting system
  • duties of Oregon Youth Authority and juvenile departments

(1) The Oregon Youth Authority, in consultation with the Oregon Juvenile Department Directors’ Association, shall adopt one or more definitions of recidivism and establish a recidivism reporting system applicable to youth offenders. The definition must be designed to address outcomes including, but not limited to, community safety and rehabilitation.

(2) The juvenile department of a county annually shall submit to the Oregon Youth Authority, in the form established under subsection (1) of this section, statistical data relating to the recidivism of delinquent youths experienced by the county during the previous year.

(3) The Oregon Youth Authority shall publish an annual comprehensive report that includes the data provided by the counties under subsection (2) of this section and similar data that measures the recidivism of youths supervised by the youth authority who are on probation or parole.

(4) The Oregon Youth Authority shall cooperate and, to the extent of available information systems resources, shall share data with the Department of Corrections to enable the department to track youth offenders who later enter the adult corrections system and to assess the effect of juvenile corrections on future criminal conduct that occurs during and after supervision by the Oregon Youth Authority and county juvenile departments. The Department of Corrections shall manage data under this subsection in a manner consistent with the confidentiality of juvenile court records and the effectiveness of orders of expunction. [1995 c.422 §§128,129; 1997 c.433 §8; 2001 c.904 §7; 2001 c.905 §8]

Note: 420A.012 (Recidivism) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 420A or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 420A—Oregon Youth Authority; Youth Correction Facilities, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors420A.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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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