Oregon Statutes - Chapter 813 - Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants - Section 813.260 - Designation of agencies to perform diagnostic assessments; duties of agency.

(1) Courts having jurisdiction over driving while under the influence of intoxicants offenses shall designate agencies or organizations to perform the diagnostic assessment and treatment required under driving while under the influence of intoxicants diversion agreements described in ORS 813.200. The designated agencies or organizations must meet the standards set by the Director of Human Services to perform the diagnostic assessment and treatment of problem drinking, alcoholism and drug dependency and must be certified by the Director of Human Services. Wherever possible a court shall designate agencies or organizations to perform the diagnostic assessment that are separate from those that may be designated to carry out a program of treatment.

(2) Monitoring of a defendantís progress under a diversion agreement shall be the responsibility of the diagnostic assessment agency or organization. It shall make a report to the court stating the defendantís successful completion or failure to complete all or any part of the treatment program specified by the diagnostic assessment. The form of the report shall be determined by agreement between the court and the diagnostic assessment agency or organization. The court shall make the report of the diagnostic assessment agency or organization that is required by this subsection a part of the record of the case. [1983 c.338 §375; 1991 c.557 §7]

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