2011 ORS § 179.479¹
Conveyance of inmates from institution to physician or hospital for treatment
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(1) The superintendent or other chief executive officer of an institution described in ORS 179.321 (Responsibility to supervise state institutions) may, when authorized by regulation or direction of the Department of Corrections, the Department of Human Services or the Oregon Health Authority, convey an inmate to a physician, clinic or hospital, including the Oregon Health and Science University, for medical, surgical or dental treatment when such treatment cannot satisfactorily be provided at the institution. An inmate conveyed for treatment pursuant to this section shall be kept in the custody of the institution from which the inmate is conveyed.

(2) The Department of Corrections, the Department of Human Services and the Oregon Health Authority shall prescribe rules and regulations governing conveyances authorized by this section. [1957 c.160 §3; 1969 c.597 §42; 1975 c.693 §1; 1987 c.320 §130; 1999 c.59 §36; 2001 c.900 §42; 2009 c.595 §142]