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Fiscal Impact Statements, prepared and submitted to the Legislative Fiscal Office, describe the fiscal impact that a measure would have on the state agency for 10 years, beginning on the effective date of the measure for legislation creating a new crime, increasing the period of incarceration or otherwise modifying sentencing or state corrections policies.​

§ 173.029¹
Preparation of statements for legislation creating new crime, increasing period of incarceration or otherwise modifying sentencing or state corrections policies

  • ​(3) The fiscal impact statement required under this section must describe the fiscal impact that the measure would, if enacted, have on the state as well as on local governmental units for 10 years, beginning on the effective date of the measure.

  • (4) A state agency that prepares and submits to the Legislative Fiscal Officer fiscal impact statements or related fiscal information applicable to a measure introduced before the Legislative Assembly, the effect of which is to create a new crime, increase the period of incarceration allowed or required for an existing crime or otherwise modify sentencing or state corrections policies, shall describe the fiscal impact that the measure would have on the state agency for 10 years, beginning on the effective date of the measure. [1987 c.854 §2; 2001 c.962 §103; 2007 c.828 §2; 2013 c.649 §46]

  • ​The Criminal Justice Commission will receive notification from the Legislative Fiscal Office (LFO) Analyst that a fiscal impact analysis is required for crime-based legislation.

  • The Executive Director will review the legislation and inform the fiscal analysis team.

  • The fiscal analysis team will work with the Department of Corrections (DOC) and other public safety agencies to verify information and conduct analysis.

  • The Criminal Justice Commission will return the fiscal impact analysis to the Legislative Fiscal Office (LFO) Analyst.

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​​For more information, contact:
Ann Leymon
Criminologist
(503) 378-2654
Ann.Leymon@Oregon.gov
Kelly Officer
SAC Director
(503) 378-6224
Kelly.J.Officer@Oregon.gov