ORS 423.557¹
“Recidivism” defined for statistical evaluations

(1) As used in this section, “recidivism” means the arrest, conviction or incarceration of a person who has previously been convicted of a crime, if the arrest, conviction or incarceration is for a new crime and occurs:

(a) Three years or less after the date the person was convicted of the previous crime; or

(b) Three years or less after the date the person was released from custody, if the person was incarcerated as a result of the conviction for the previous crime.

(2) When the Oregon Department of Administrative Services, the Department of Corrections, the Oregon Criminal Justice Commission or any other public body as defined in ORS 174.109 (“Public body” defined) conducts a statistical evaluation of the rate at which persons convicted of a crime recidivate, the public body shall include an evaluation of recidivism as that term is defined in subsection (1) of this section. [2013 c.649 §45; 2015 c.143 §1]

Note: 423.557 (“Recidivism” defined for statistical evaluations) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 423 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

Notes of Decisions

State is not subject to pro­vi­sions of Public Employees Collective Bargaining Act where making mandatory transfer of state correc­tions employees to county employ­ment. Federa­tion of Oregon Parole and Proba­tion Officers v. Dept. of Correc­tions, 322 Or 215, 905 P2d 838 (1995)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Funding and financing of Community Correc­tions Act, (1981) Vol 41, p 387

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 423—Corrections and Crime Control Administration and Programs, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors423.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 423, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano423.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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