2019 Regular Session
|At the request of:||(at the request of House Interim Committee on Judiciary for Oregon State Bar Military and Veterans Law Section)|
|Bill Title:||Relating to persons with military service involved in the criminal justice system.|
Directs court to, at time of arraignment, notify defendant that status as servicemember may make defendant eligible for treatment programs, diversion, specialty courts or sentencing mitigation.
Directs court to, at time of arraignment, notify defendant that status as servicemember may make defendant eligible for treatment programs, diversion, specialty courts or sentencing mitigation. Prohibits use of defendant's status as servicemember from being used as aggravating factor for purposes of sentencing. Directs court to, upon dismissal or entry of judgment in criminal proceeding, provide Oregon Criminal Justice Commission with specified information concerning defendant when court has been notified that defendant is servicemember. Directs commission to provide biannual report to Legislative Assembly on information received from courts concerning servicemember defendants.] Directs Department of Veterans' Affairs to conduct study on establishing pilot program with purpose of assisting servicemembers involved in criminal justice system and present report on findings to interim committees of Legislative Assembly related to veterans' affairs on or before September 15, 2020.] Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.].
|Chapter Number:||Chapter 86|
|Fiscal Impact:||Has Minimal 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|