2015 ORS 144.025¹
Chairperson
  • quorum
  • participation of all members
  • rules

(1) The Governor shall select one of the members of the State Board of Parole and Post-Prison Supervision as chairperson and another member as vice chairperson, for such terms and with duties and powers, in addition to those established by law, necessary for the performance of the function of such office as the Governor determines.

(2) A majority of the members of the board constitutes a quorum for decisions concerning rules and policies.

(3) Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, decisions affecting individuals under the jurisdiction of the board shall be made as designated by the rules of the board.

(4) Except as otherwise provided by statute, all board hearings are presumed to be panel hearings.

(5) The chairperson of the board may require all voting members of the board to participate in any hearing or decision requiring at least three board members. The decision to require the participation of all board members is not appealable.

(6) The board shall adopt rules concerning the number of board members that participate in board hearings and decisions. [1969 c.597 §106; 1973 c.836 §283; 1975 c.217 §3; 1981 c.644 §3; 1989 c.589 §1; 1991 c.126 §2; 2015 c.820 §39]

Notes of Decisions

Reduc­tion in number of State Board of Parole and Post-Prison Supervision members needed to deny rerelease of prisoner is not ex post facto increase in punish­ment. Butler v. Board of Parole and Post-Prison Supervision, 194 Or App 164, 94 P3d 149 (2004), Sup Ct review denied; Smith v. Board of Parole and Post-Prison Supervision, 343 Or 410, 171 P3d 354 (2007)

Law Review Cita­tions

55 OLR 303-347 (1976)

Law Review Cita­tions

53 OLR 58 (1973)

Chapter 144

Notes of Decisions

Under rules of State Board of Parole, board could not in determining history/risk score, consider juvenile adjudica­tions that had been expunged pursuant to [former] ORS 419.800 to 419.839, even if prisoner admits to board that they occurred. West v. Board of Parole, 86 Or App 616, 739 P2d 1096 (1987)

Law Review Cita­tions

53 OLR 32, 67-79 (1973)


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 144—Parole; Post-Prison Supervision; Work Release; Executive Clemency; Standards for Prison Terms and Parole; Presentence Reports, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors144.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 144, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano144.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.