2017 ORS 169.042¹
Maximum facility population
  • recommendation

The county court or board of commissioners of a county may institute an examination of the county’s local correctional facility for the purpose of obtaining a recommendation regarding the maximum number of inmates that should be held in the facility. This recommendation shall be based on consideration of the following:

(1) The advice of the district attorney, county counsel and sheriff concerning prevailing constitutional standards relating to conditions of incarceration;

(2) The design capacity of the local correctional facility;

(3) The physical condition of the local correctional facility; and

(4) The programs provided for inmates of the local correctional facility. [1989 c.884 §2]

Chapter 169

Law Review Cita­tions

53 OLR 32 (1973)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 169—Local and Regional Correctional Facilities; Prisoners; Juvenile Facilities, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors169.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 169, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano169.­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.