(1) As used in this section:
(a) “Medical experimentation or research” includes, but is not limited to, the testing and use of drugs and medication, medical and surgical procedures, exposure to substances or conditions or physical manipulation to ascertain their nontherapeutic effect on human beings, and any substance, condition, drug, medication, treatment, or procedure that is not generally recognized and accepted as therapeutic in the medical profession.
(b) “Psychiatric or psychological experimentation or research” includes, but is not limited to, any treatment, therapy, drug, medication, procedure, surgery, or device not generally recognized and accepted as therapeutic in the psychiatric and psychological professions.
(2) There shall be no medical, psychiatric, or psychological experimentation or research with inmates in Department of Corrections institutions of the State of Oregon.
(3) Notwithstanding ORS 137.260, an inmate in any Department of Corrections institution is entitled to maintain an action to restrain any violation of this section or to maintain an action to recover damages caused by a violation of this section. [1973 c.371 §2; 1987 c.320 §163]Section: Previous 421.075 421.077 421.080 421.081 421.082 421.083 421.084 421.085 421.086 421.095 421.105 421.110 421.112 421.115 421.120 Next
Last modified: August 7, 2008