2017 Regular Session
|At the request of:||(at the request of House Interim Committee on Judiciary)|
|Bill Title:||Relating to sex offender treatment; and declaring an emergency.|
Clarifies that statutes regulating sexual abuse specific treatment apply to provision of sexual abuse specific treatment to any person.
Allows Health Licensing Office to issue certification as secondary associate sex offender therapist to qualified applicant. Clarifies that Health Licensing Office may discipline certified clinical sex offender therapist, certified associate sex offender therapist and certified secondary associate sex offender therapist. Prohibits provision of sexual abuse specific treatment services by person not authorized by Sex Offender Treatment Board. Creates exemptions to prohibition. Requires person authorized by board to provide sexual abuse specific treatment services but who did not hold active mental health professional license upon date of authorization to obtain mental health professional license by January 1, 2021. Requires Department of Corrections, Oregon Health Authority and Oregon Youth Authority each to report to Legislative Assembly not later than December 31, 2018, on any steps agencies would need to take to ensure certain employees meet certification requirements. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
|Chapter Number:||Chapter 421|
|Fiscal Impact:||No Fiscal Impact|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||Chapter Number Assigned|
|Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations:||Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents|