ORS 169.120¹
Credit for work

(1)(a) In addition to the allowances provided for in ORS 169.110 (Time credit for good behavior), all prisoners in a county local correctional facility who are engaged in work either inside or outside the facility are entitled to an allowance of credits in time or compensation, or both, for the work.

(b) The allowances under paragraph (a) of this subsection may not be inconsistent with ORS 169.170 (Assignment of county prisoners to public works) to 169.210 (Contracts for private employment of prisoners).

(2)(a) The credits provided by this section may not be in excess of 10 days for a period of 30 days and shall be set by the county court, board of county commissioners or local correctional facility supervisor.

(b) Notwithstanding paragraph (a) of this subsection, in the case of a sentence of not less than 10 or more than 30 days the credits provided by this section are one day of credit for each 10 days of sentence.

(3)(a) Credits under this section may be allowed for time served in an alternative sentencing facility operated pursuant to a community corrections plan if the county governing body authorizes the allowing of credits.

(b) For purposes of calculating credits allowable under paragraph (a) of this subsection, each day served in the facility is counted as a day of confinement. [Amended by 1967 c.284 §1; 1971 c.196 §2; 1973 c.740 §14; 1979 c.487 §13; 2011 c.203 §2]

Notes of Decisions

Proba­tion violator sen­tenced to penitentiary was entitled to credit on penitentiary sen­tence for work time credits earned under this sec­tion. Brown v. Cupp, 31 Or App 1237, 572 P2d 1065 (1977)

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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 (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 169, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano169.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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. Currency Information