2017 ORS 144.130¹
Prisoner to have access to written materials considered at hearings or interviews
  • access procedures

(1) Notwithstanding the provisions of ORS 179.495 (Disclosure of inmate written accounts), prior to a parole hearing or other personal interview, each prisoner shall have access to the written materials which the board shall consider with respect to the release of the prisoner on parole, with the exception of materials exempt from disclosure under ORS 192.355 (Public records exempt from disclosure) (5).

(2) The board and the Director of the Department of Corrections shall jointly adopt procedures for a prisoner’s access to written materials pursuant to this section. [1977 c.372 §8; 1987 c.320 §54; 1997 c.825 §2]

Note: See note under 144.110 (Restriction on parole of persons sentenced to minimum terms).

Law Review Cita­tions

55 OLR 303-347 (1976)

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—Prison Supervision; Work Release; Executive Clemency; Standards for Prison Terms and Parole; Presentence Reports, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors144.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 144, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano144.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.