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What are Tier One and Tier Two?

Upon their admission to Oregon State Hospital, patients who have been found guilty of a crime except for insanity are classified as either "tier one" or "tier two."

Tier One

Tier one patients are under the jurisdiction of the Psychiatric Security Review Board (PSRB).

Listed below are offenses for tier one patients as defined in the Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS).

  
  
Aggravated murderORS 163.095
Attempt or conspiracy to commit aggravated murderORS 163.095
MurderORS 163.115
Attempt or conspiracy to commit murderORS 163.115
Manslaughter in the first degreeORS 163.118
Manslaughter in the second degreeORS 163.125
Assault in the first degreeORS 163.185
Assault in the second degreeORS 163.175
Kidnapping in the first degreeORS 163.235
Kidnapping in the second degreeORS 163.225
Rape in the first degreeORS 163.375
Rape in the second degreeORS 163.365
Sodomy in the first degreeORS 163.405
Sodomy in the second degreeORS 163.395
Unlawful sexual penetration in the first degreeORS 163.411
Unlawful sexual penetration in the second degreeORS 163.408
Sexual abuse in the first degreeORS 163.427
Robbery in the first degreeORS 164.415
Robbery in the second degreeORS 164.405
Arson in the first degreeORS 164.325
Using a child in a display of sexually explicit conductORS 163.670
Compelling prostitutionORS 167.017
Aggravated vehicular homicideORS 163.149
 

Tier Two

Any crimes not listed above are tier two crimes. Tier two patients are under the jurisdiction of the State Hospital Review Panel (SHRP) while receiving treatment at Oregon State Hospital. Once a tier two patient is conditionally released, PSRB assumes jurisdiction over the individual and will continue to monitor and supervise the person in the community for the remainder of his or her term of commitment.

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