SB 1568

  • Oregon Senate Bill
  • 2022 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate Feb 01, 2022
  • Senate
  • House
  • Governor

Relating to early medical release from custody; prescribing an effective date.

Abstract

Establishes Medical Release Advisory Committee within State Board of Parole and Post-Prison Supervision. Specifies qualifications of members of committee. Establishes procedures by which adults in custody may apply for early medical release from custody and standards by which committee recommends release. Establishes cap on number of applications per month committee may consider until January 1, 2025. Provides for appointment of attorney upon release recommendation. Directs board to accept release recommendation of committee unless person poses danger to another person or public that outweighs compassionate reasons for release. Directs board to refer applicant to sentencing court for sentences requiring court authorization for early medical release. Establishes procedures for sentencing court to consider motion authorizing early medical release and enter supplemental judgment. Directs Department of Corrections to inform adults in custody concerning early medical release process and ensure application forms are available to all adults in custody. Authorizes department to directly refer adults in custody to board] committee for early medical release. Directs department to refer to committee certain adults in custody with terminal illness. Specifies release process when early medical release is ordered or authorized. Directs committee to annually report data concerning early medical release to committees of Legislative Assembly related to judiciary. Prohibits prosecuting attorney from conditioning plea offer on waiver of early medical release eligibility. Increases maximum number of board members from five to six. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.

Bill Sponsors (11)

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Mar 04, 2022

Senate

In committee upon adjournment.

Feb 15, 2022

Senate

Referred to Ways and Means by prior reference.

Feb 15, 2022

Senate

Recommendation: Do pass with amendments and be referred to Ways and Means by prior reference. (Printed A-Eng.)

Feb 14, 2022

Senate

Work Session held.

Feb 08, 2022

Senate

Public Hearing held.

Feb 01, 2022

Senate

Referred to Judiciary and Ballot Measure 110 Implementation, then Ways and Means.

Feb 01, 2022

Senate

Introduction and first reading. Referred to President's desk.

Bill Text

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A-Engrossed PDF
Introduced PDF
Senate Amendments to Introduced PDF
SJD110 Amendment -2 PDF

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