ORS 144.500¹
Effect of violation or unexcused absence by enrollee

(1) If a person enrolled, or assigned to participate, in the work release program violates any law, or any rule or specific condition applicable to the person under ORS 144.450 (Approval or rejection of recommendations), the Department of Corrections may immediately terminate that person’s enrollment in, or assignment to, the work release program and transfer the person to a Department of Corrections institution for the remainder of the sentence.

(2) Absence, without a reason that is acceptable to the Director of the Department of Corrections, of a person enrolled in, or assigned to, a work release program from the place of employment, work assignment or designated quarters, at any time contrary to the rules or specific conditions applicable to the person under ORS 144.450 (Approval or rejection of recommendations):

(a) Immediately terminates the enrollment of the person in, or assignment of the person to, the work release program.

(b) Constitutes an escape from a correctional facility under ORS 162.155 (Escape in the second degree). [1965 c.463 §§16,17; 1971 c.743 §340; 1987 c.320 §74; 1995 c.384 §9]

Notes of Decisions

Ac­tions taken by the Correc­tions Division in terminating a per­son's enroll­ment in a work release program are exempt from pro­vi­sions of the Administrative Procedures Act. Paola v. Cupp, 11 Or App 43, 500 P2d 739 (1972), Sup Ct review denied

Atty. Gen. Opinions

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

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 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/­144.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 144, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­144ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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