Or. Admin. R. 859-030-0015 - Victim's Rights

(1) The Board shall make reasonable efforts to notify victims identified in a jurisdictional order or victims who have requested to be notified of any of the following regarding a person under the Board's jurisdiction:
(a) Any order;
(b) Hearings;
(b) Conditional release;
(c) Discharge;
(d) Move to a temporary placement due to an emergency; and
(e) Escape or unauthorized departure of the person.
(2) Victims may provide oral or written victim impact statements at a person's full hearing and written victim impact statements at a person's administrative hearing. Victim impact statements are not considered testimony and will not be taken under oath by the Board.
(3) Victims may provide a written request for a copy of a person's recorded hearing on a removeable media storage device at no charge.
(4) Victims are given priority seating at all in-person hearings.
(a) Victims are encouraged to notify Board staff immediately of hearings-day time constraints. The Board considers reasonable scheduling restrictions from victims.
(b) The Board may permit victims to appear by remote means for full hearings.
(c) Victims are entitled to due dignity and respect. This may include prohibiting the recording of a victim impact statement or other portions of the hearing that include graphic depictions of the instant offense.
(5) Victims may request to be added to the notification list and provide updated contact information at any time by emailing PSRB staff: psrb@psrb.oregon.gov. The Board uses this notification list as its primary means to notify a victim of the circumstances outlines in section (1) of this rule.


Or. Admin. R. 859-030-0015
PSRB 1-2022, adopt filed 01/13/2022, effective 1/13/2022

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 161.387

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 161.387 & ORS 161.326

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