2015 ORS 813.500¹
Restrictions on issuance

(1) If a person’s license is suspended for driving while under the influence of intoxicants under ORS 813.400 (Suspension or revocation upon conviction) and the suspension period is determined by ORS 809.428 (Schedule of suspension or revocation periods for certain offenses) (2)(b) or (c), the Department of Transportation may only issue a hardship permit to the person under ORS 807.240 (Hardship permit) if the person, in addition to any requirement under ORS 807.240 (Hardship permit) and any applicable requirements under ORS 807.250 (Restrictions on issuance of hardship permit) and 813.520 (Limitations on authority to issue hardship permit or reinstate driving privileges):

(a) Is examined by the Oregon Health Authority to determine whether the person has a problem condition involving alcohol, inhalants or controlled substances as described in ORS 813.040 (Standards for determination of problem condition involving alcohol, inhalants or controlled substances); and

(b) Complies with the requirements of this section.

(2) If the authority determines that the person has a problem condition involving alcohol, inhalants or controlled substances, as described in ORS 813.040 (Standards for determination of problem condition involving alcohol, inhalants or controlled substances), the department may issue the permit to the person only if both the following apply:

(a) The person enrolled in a program for rehabilitation for alcoholism or drug dependence approved by the authority.

(b) The authority recommends, on the basis of the person’s progress in the rehabilitation program, such reinstatement in writing to the department. If the authority makes a recommendation under this paragraph, the authority shall state specifically in the recommendation the times, places, routes and days of the week minimally necessary for the person to seek or retain employment, to attend any alcohol or drug treatment or rehabilitation program or to obtain necessary medical treatment for the person or a member of the person’s immediate family.

(3) If the authority determines that the person does not have a problem condition involving alcohol, inhalants or controlled substances as described in ORS 813.040 (Standards for determination of problem condition involving alcohol, inhalants or controlled substances), the department may issue the permit to the person only if, in addition to any requirements under ORS 807.240 (Hardship permit), the person enters an alcohol or drug information program approved by the authority and the department determines that issuance of a permit is appropriate. If the department issues a permit to a person described in this subsection, the department shall require, under ORS 807.240 (Hardship permit), that the person complete the program as a condition of retaining the permit. [1983 c.338 §328; 1985 c.16 §145; 1987 c.801 §13; 1989 c.401 §2; 1991 c.557 §9; 1999 c.619 §13; 2003 c.23 §4; 2009 c.595 §1146]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 813—Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors813.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.