ORS 179.380¹
Employment of staff
  • oaths and bonds

(1) The Department of Corrections and the Oregon Health Authority shall authorize the employment of all necessary physicians, attendants, nurses, engineers, messengers, clerks, guards, cooks, waiters and other officers and employees not specifically authorized by law and necessary to the successful maintenance of their respective institutions. The amounts expended for the services of such officers and employees shall not exceed the amounts provided therefor in the biennial appropriations for the institution.

(2) The agencies shall designate in their respective rules which employees shall be officers, and shall require all officers to take and subscribe to an oath of office and, if the circumstances require it, to furnish bonds. [Amended by 1969 c.597 §36; 1987 c.320 §122; 1999 c.59 §35; 2001 c.900 §37; 2009 c.595 §136; 2013 c.36 §44]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Scope of duties that may be performed by hospital technicians employed by state correc­tional facilities without complying with state licensing require­ments, (1987) Vol 45, p 188

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 179—Administration of State Institutions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors179.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 179, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano179.­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