2013 ORS § 421.651¹
Prison Advisory Committee
  • duties

(1) Within 60 days after August 20, 1999, the Director of the Department of Corrections shall form a Prison Advisory Committee. The committee shall meet to discuss, and make recommendations to the director about, potential construction and operational impacts of the womens correctional facility and intake center complex. Impacts may include plans for buffering, lighting and noise mitigation to minimize intrusion into the privacy of surrounding residences. The director shall consider the recommendations and shall adopt such recommendations as practicable, considering safety, security and operational needs of the complex.

(2) The Department of Corrections shall maintain a policy or plan for notifying local jurisdictions and surrounding residents of inmate escapes and other incidents that, in the directors judgment, may raise local safety concerns.

(3) Any decision made or action taken under this section is final and is not subject to judicial review. [1999 c.982 §11]