Measure 11

What is Measure 11?


Measure 11 is an Oregon law that went into effect on April 1, 1995 and sets mandatory minimum sentences for certain felony crimes. Anybody, 15 years of age and older, who commits those crimes is subject to prosecution in the adult criminal courts, and if convicted (found guilty) could be given the mandatory minimum sentences.

Did you know?

  • Youth 15-17 will be tried as adults for certain serious person offenses.
  • Lack of prior record may not affect outcome.
  • Lesser offenses can quickly escalate to Measure 11 status with the "threat or use of a weapon".
  • The least amount of time you will be sentenced to for Measure 11 crimes is 5 years, 10 months.


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