ORS 421.354¹
Authority of Oregon Corrections Enterprises

(1) Oregon Corrections Enterprises may engage eligible adults in custody in state corrections institutions in work or on-the-job training. This authority is subject to the authority granted the Director of the Department of Corrections by section 41, Article I of the Oregon Constitution, and to any rules or orders issued by the director regarding care, custody and control of adults in custody. Oregon Corrections Enterprises shall ensure that all adult in custody work and on-the-job training programs are cost-effective and designed to develop motivation, work capabilities, cooperation and successful transition into the community.

(2) Oregon Corrections Enterprises may enter into contracts or agreements with private persons or government agencies for the purpose of:

(a) Accomplishing the production and marketing of products or services produced or performed by adults in custody;

(b) Making prison work products or services available to any public agency and to any private enterprise; or

(c) Making prison work products available to any private person.

(3) Oregon Corrections Enterprises may make or enter into any agreement to assist adults in custody in making a successful transition upon release by state correction institutions.

(4) Oregon Corrections Enterprises shall carry out the public purposes and missions stated in section 41, Article I of the Oregon Constitution, and in this section in the manner that, in the determination of Oregon Corrections Enterprises, best promotes the public welfare of the people of the State of Oregon. [1999 c.955 §7; 2019 c.213 §82]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 421—Department of Corrections Institutions; Compacts, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors421.­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.
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