2015 ORS § 144.404¹

Department of Corrections authority to receive, hold and dispose of property

The Department of Corrections is authorized to receive, hold and dispose of contraband, things otherwise criminally possessed or possessed in violation of parole or post-prison supervision conditions, or unclaimed goods seized by a parole and probation officer during the arrest of a suspected parole or post-prison supervision violator or during the search of the suspected violator or of the premises, vehicle or other property of the suspected violator. [1991 c.286 §1]

Note: 144.404 (Department of Corrections authority to receive, hold and dispose of property) to 144.409 (Granting petition for return of things seized) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 144 by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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.