2017 Regular Session
|At the request of:|
|Bill Title:||Relating to public safety; and declaring an emergency.|
Modifies eligibility for Family Sentencing Alternative Pilot Program.
Authorizes court to consider program eligibility as mitigating factor justifying downward departure probation sentence. Increases maximum period of short-term transitional leave for certain Department of Corrections inmates. Reduces, for crimes of theft in the first degree and identity theft, presumptive sentences and eliminates mandatory sentences when defendant has prior property crime convictions. Increases number of prior property crime convictions required for presumptive sentence for theft in the first degree and identity theft to apply. Authorizes supervisory authority to require person convicted of certain property crimes and sentenced to probation to receive high level of supervision. Directs Oregon Criminal Justice Commission to establish program to award supplemental grant funds for county downward departure prison diversion programs. Appropriates moneys from General Fund to commission for deposit in Justice Reinvestment Account to fund supplemental grants. Appropriates moneys to Department of Justice for services for victims of domestic and sexual violence. Directs Oregon Criminal Justice Commission to monitor downward departure prison diversion programs receiving supplemental grant funds and to study impact of Act on prison population, recidivism rates and public safety. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
|Chapter Number:||Chapter 673|
|Fiscal Impact:||Budget Report Issued|
|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|