ORS 420.245¹
Administration by Oregon Youth Authority

(1) The Oregon Youth Authority shall administer the work release program described in ORS 420.240 (Work release program) to 420.265 (Unauthorized absence) by means of such staff organization and personnel as the Director of the Oregon Youth Authority considers necessary or advisable. In addition to other duties, the youth authority may:

(a) Locate employment for qualified applicants;

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

(c) Prescribe any special conditions that are appropriate to ensure compliance by a person participating in the work release program with the general procedures and objectives of the work release program; and

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

(2) The youth authority may enter into agreements with public or private agencies or persons for the employment of persons participating in the work release program or for providing services related to the work release program. [2013 c.229 §3]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 420—Youth Correction Facilities; Youth Care Centers, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors420.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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