2017 ORS 420A.108¹
Policy regarding rules and consequences for violations of rules
  • review of dispositions

(1) It is the policy of the State of Oregon that:

(a) Rules regulating the conduct of youth offenders and other persons placed in the physical custody of the Oregon Youth Authority under ORS 137.124 (Commitment of defendant to Department of Corrections or county) or any other provision of law be based on the following principles and goals:

(A) Concrete expectations and goals for the conduct of youth offenders and other persons in the custody of the youth authority;

(B) Safety of youth correction facility staff, the public, visitors, youth offenders and other persons in the custody of the youth authority;

(C) Maintenance of order within youth correction facilities;

(D) Maintenance of a structured environment within youth correction facilities; and

(E) Maintenance of an atmosphere necessary for effective education, training, treatment and reform within youth correction facilities.

(b) Sanctions and punishment for violation of rules regulating the conduct of youth offenders and other persons in the custody of the youth authority:

(A) Must be structured to reflect the severity and frequency of the violations;

(B) Must be consistently and promptly imposed; and

(C) May not include placing a youth offender or other person in the custody of the youth authority alone in a locked room.

(2) The Director of the Oregon Youth Authority, upon request, shall review any disposition that results in the transfer of a youth offender to a different youth correction facility no later than 72 hours after the transfer. [1995 c.422 §19; 2017 c.194 §1]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 420A—Oregon Youth Authority; Youth Correction Facilities, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors420A.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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.
 
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