2007 ORS § 169.053¹
Agreements with other counties or Department of Corrections for confinement and detention of offenders

(1) A county may enter into an agreement with one or more other counties of this state under ORS 190.010 (Authority of local governments to make intergovernmental agreement) for the confinement and detention of offenders subject to the legal and physical custody of the county. The agreement may provide for the reception, detention, care and maintenance, and work assignment of:

(a) Pretrial detainees;

(b) Offenders convicted of a misdemeanor; and

(c) Offenders convicted of a felony who are:

(A) Sentenced, on or after January 1, 1997, to 12 months or less incarceration; or

(B) Sanctioned, on or after January 1, 1997, by a court or the State Board of Parole and Post-Prison Supervision to 12 months or less incarceration for a violation of a condition of parole, probation or post-prison supervision.

(2) A county may enter into an agreement with the Department of Corrections under ORS 190.110 (Authority of units of local government and state agencies to cooperate) for the confinement and detention of offenders subject to the legal and physical custody of the county. The agreement may provide for the reception, detention, care and maintenance, and work assignment of:

(a) Offenders convicted of a misdemeanor; and

(b) Offenders convicted of a felony who are:

(A) Sentenced, on or after January 1, 1997, to 12 months or less incarceration; or

(B) Sanctioned, on or after January 1, 1997, by a court or the State Board of Parole and Post-Prison Supervision to 12 months or less incarceration for a violation of a condition of parole, probation or post-prison supervision.

(3) An agreement entered into under ORS 190.110 (Authority of units of local government and state agencies to cooperate) and subsection (2) of this section shall include a provision that the county reimburse the Department of Corrections for its costs incurred in confining the county inmate. Reimbursement shall be made on a per diem basis at a rate determined by the department to be its average daily incarceration cost per inmate. In lieu of reimbursement, the department and county may enter into an agreement providing for the comparable exchange of inmates as determined by the department. [1996 c.4 §1]

Note: 169.053 (Agreements with other counties or Department of Corrections for confinement and detention of offenders) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 169 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.