2015 ORS 144.430¹
Duties of department in administering program

(1) The Department of Corrections shall administer the work release program by means of such staff organization and personnel as the director considers necessary. In addition to other duties, the department shall:

(a) Locate employment for qualified applicants;

(b) Effect placement of persons under the work release program;

(c) Collect, account for and make disbursements from earnings, if any, of persons under the work release program;

(d) Generally promote public understanding and acceptance of the work release program; and

(e) Establish and maintain community centers.

(2) The Department of Corrections may enter into agreements with other public or private agencies or persons for providing services relating to work release programs.

(3) In carrying out the provisions of this section, the Department of Corrections may enter into agreements with the Department of Human Services to provide such services as determined by the Department of Corrections and as the Department of Human Services is authorized to provide under ORS 344.511 (Definitions for ORS 344.511 to 344.690 and 344.710 to 344.730) to 344.550 (Eligibility for and extent of rehabilitation services). [1965 c.463 §3; 1967 c.289 §1; 1969 c.597 §121; 1973 c.836 §304; 1987 c.320 §69; 1995 c.384 §4; 2013 c.130 §3]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Priority of pay­ment of earnings, (1976) Vol 37, p 1503

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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.