Oregon Statutes - Chapter 813 - Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants - Section 813.021 - Requirements for screening interview and treatment program.

(1) When a court, in accordance with ORS 813.020, requires a person to complete a screening interview and a treatment program, the court shall require the person to do all of the following:

(a) Complete a screening interview for the purpose of determining appropriate placement of the person in a program for treatment for alcoholism, drug dependency or dependency on inhalants.

(b) Pay directly to the agency or organization conducting the screening interview a fee of $150.

(c) Complete the treatment program to which the person is referred.

(d) Pay for the treatment program to which the person is referred.

(2) The screening interview required by this section shall be conducted by an agency or organization designated by the court. The designated agency or organization must meet the standards set by the Director of Human Services to conduct the screening interviews. Wherever possible a court shall designate agencies or organizations to perform the screening interview that are separate from those that may be designated to carry out a treatment program.

(3) An agency or organization doing a screening interview under this section may not refer a person to a treatment program that has not been approved by the Director of Human Services.

(4) The agency or organization conducting a screening interview under this section shall monitor the progress of the person referred to the agency or organization. The agency or organization shall make a report to the referring court stating the personís successful completion or failure to complete all or any part of the screening interview or of the treatment program to which the person was referred by the agency or organization. The report shall be in a form determined by agreement between the court and the agency or organization. [1999 c.126 §3; 1999 c.619 §8a; 2005 c.303 §1]

Note: 813.021 was added to and made a part of the Oregon Vehicle Code by legislative action but was not added to ORS chapter 813 or any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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