2017 ORS 420A.040¹
Provision of juvenile corrections programs and services to tribal youth offender
  • agreements
  • award of funds

(1) An agency that provides juvenile corrections programs may enter into an agreement with a tribe for the purposes of placing a tribal youth offender into a state youth correction facility or program. The tribe shall pay the agency reasonable expenses associated with the incarceration and treatment of the youth offender.

(2)(a) The Oregon Youth Authority may receive applications from, and award funds under a competitive process to, tribes for the administration and provision of services to tribal youth. The services eligible for funding under this subsection must be intended to protect the public and reduce juvenile delinquency.

(b) As used in this subsection, “tribal youth” means a member of a tribe who is:

(A) A youth as defined in ORS 419A.004 (Definitions); or

(B) A person under 18 years of age who:

(i) Has more than one of the risk factors identified in ORS 417.855 (Local high-risk juvenile crime prevention plan) (2)(a); or

(ii) Is demonstrating at-risk behaviors that will lead to imminent or increased involvement in the juvenile justice system.

(3) As used in this section, “tribe” means a federally recognized Indian tribe in Oregon. [1995 c.422 §131L; 2009 c.239 §1]

Note: 420A.040 (Provision of juvenile corrections programs and services to tribal youth offender) 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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