Oregon Statutes - Chapter 137 - Judgment and Execution; Parole and Probation by the Court - Section 137.765 - Sexually violent dangerous offenders; definitions; mandatory lifetime post-prison supervision.

(1) As used in this section:

(a) “History of sexual assault” means that a person has engaged in unlawful sexual conduct that:

(A) Was not committed as part of the same criminal episode as the crime for which the person is currently being sentenced; and

(B) Seriously endangered the life or safety of another person or involved a victim under 12 years of age.

(b) “Sexually violent dangerous offender” means a person who has psychopathic personality features, sexually deviant arousal patterns or interests and a history of sexual assault and presents a substantial probability of committing a crime listed in subsection (3) of this section.

(2) Notwithstanding ORS 161.605, when a person is convicted of a crime listed in subsection (3) of this section, in addition to any sentence of imprisonment required by law, a court shall impose a period of post-prison supervision that extends for the life of the person if:

(a) The person was 18 years of age or older at the time the person committed the crime; and

(b) The person is a sexually violent dangerous offender.

(3) The crimes to which subsection (2) of this section applies are:

(a) Rape in the first degree and sodomy in the first degree if the victim was:

(A) Subjected to forcible compulsion by the person;

(B) Under 12 years of age; or

(C) Incapable of consent by reason of mental defect, mental incapacitation or physical helplessness;

(b) Unlawful sexual penetration in the first degree; and

(c) An attempt to commit a crime listed in paragraph (a) or (b) of this subsection. [1999 c.163 §1; 2005 c.463 §§11,16; 2007 c.16 §6]

Note: 137.765 to 137.771 were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 137 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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