Oregon Statutes - Chapter 419A - Juvenile Code: General Provisions and Definitions - Section 419A.063 - Requirements for detention facilities.

(1) The juvenile court may not place a youth offender in a detention facility under ORS 419C.453 unless the facility:

(a) Houses youth offenders in a room or ward screened from the sight and sound of adults who may be detained in the facility; and

(b) Is staffed by juvenile department employees.

(2) In no case may the court order, pursuant to ORS 419C.453, that a youth offender under 14 years of age be placed in any detention facility in which adults are detained or imprisoned.

(3) As used in this section, “adult” does not include a person who is 18 years of age or older and is alleged to be, or has been found to be, within the jurisdiction of the juvenile court under ORS 419C.005. [1993 c.33 §14; 2003 c.396 §15; 2003 c.442 §6]

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