2021 Oregon Revised Statutes
Volume : 04 - Criminal Procedure, Crimes
Chapter 153 - Violations and Fines
Section 153.062 - Class E violation proceedings.
(1) Notwithstanding ORS 153.018, 153.019 and 153.021, and subject to subsection (2) of this section, a person subject to the penalty for a Class E violation may, in lieu of the fine, complete a screening, as set forth in ORS 430.389 (2)(d)(A), or any other equivalent or more intensive treatment contact, within 45 days of when the person receives the citation for the Class E violation.
(2) Upon receiving verification that the person has obtained a screening through a Behavioral Health Resource Network, including the telephone hotline described in ORS 430.391 (1), or any other equivalent or more intensive treatment contact, within the time period described in subsection (1) of this section, the court shall dismiss the citation.
(3) The failure to pay a fine on a Class E violation is not a basis for further penalties or for a term of incarceration. [2021 c.2 §22; 2021 c.591 §20]
Note: 153.062 was enacted into law but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 153 or any series therein by law. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.