2017 ORS 420A.155¹
Regional residential academies

(1) The Oregon Youth Authority may establish up to four regional residential academies.

(2) A regional residential academy shall:

(a) Provide a secure, closed residential campus;

(b) Provide year-round education, job and life skills training, vocational training and apprenticeship programs; and

(c) Include a drug and alcohol treatment component that meets the standards promulgated by the Oregon Health Authority pursuant to ORS 430.357 (Minimum standards).

(3) The youth authority may contract with all of the governing bodies of the counties in a region to administer cooperatively a regional residential academy subject to the provisions of ORS 420.011 (Admissions to youth correction facilities), 420.081 (Population limits), 420A.108 (Policy regarding rules and consequences for violations of rules) and 420A.111 (Levels of custody) (5).

(4) The youth authority may contract with any private agency to administer a regional residential academy subject to the provisions of ORS 420A.108 (Policy regarding rules and consequences for violations of rules) and 420A.111 (Levels of custody) (5).

(5) The Director of the Oregon Youth Authority is solely responsible for determining which persons committed to, or placed in the physical custody of, the youth authority are eligible to participate in, and are accepted for, a regional residential academy. The juvenile court may recommend to the Oregon Youth Authority that a youth offender be placed in a regional residential academy, but the recommendation is not binding on the youth authority. [1995 c.422 §§25,26; 2005 c.271 §6; 2009 c.595 §379]

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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