Oregon Statutes - Chapter 144 - Parole; Post-Prison Supervision; Work Release; Executive Clemency; Standards for Prison Terms and Parole; Presentence Reports - Section 144.337 - Public Defense Services Commission to provide counsel for eligible petitioner.

(1) Pursuant to ORS 151.216 and 151.219, the Public Defense Services Commission shall provide for the representation of financially eligible persons petitioning for review under ORS 144.335.

(2) If the commission determines that a person petitioning for review under ORS 144.335 is not financially eligible for appointed counsel at state expense, the commission shall promptly notify the person of the determination and of the personís right to request review of the determination by the Court of Appeals. The person may request review of the commissionís determination by filing a motion in the Court of Appeals no later than 60 days after the date of the commissionís notice.

(3) The determination of the Court of Appeals under subsection (2) of this section as to whether the person is financially eligible is final. [1973 c.694 §25; 2001 c.962 §31; 2003 c.420 §1]

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