2017 ORS 421.166¹
Emergency leave
  • rules

The Director of the Department of Corrections shall establish by rule an emergency leave program. An inmate may be granted emergency leave not to exceed 10 days in length for the following purposes:

(1) To visit a terminally ill member of the inmate’s family if the member lives within the state.

(2) To visit a gravely ill or injured child of the inmate if the child lives within the state.

(3) To attend the funeral of a member of the inmate’s immediate family if the funeral is in the state. [1989 c.790 §62]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Under Former Similar Statute

Responsibility for pay­ment of medical bills incurred by per­sons on temporary leave or work release status, (1983) Vol 43, p 192

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 421—Department of Corrections Institutions; Compacts, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors421.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 421, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano421.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.