2017 ORS 421.467¹
Transfer of local inmates to forest work camp
  • limitations and conditions

(1) Subject to ORS 421.468 (Prior approval required for transfer of local inmate), the governing body of a county or city in this state may transfer a local inmate to the temporary custody of the Department of Corrections solely for employment at a forest work camp established under ORS 421.455 (Forest work camps) to 421.480 (Return of inmate to institution). The county or city transferring the local inmate shall pay the cost of transportation and other expenses incidental to the local inmate’s conveyance to the forest work camp and the return of the local inmate to the county or city, including the expenses of law enforcement officers accompanying the local inmate, and is responsible for costs of any medical treatment of the local inmate while the local inmate is employed at the forest work camp not compensated under ORS 655.505 (Definitions for ORS 655.505 to 655.555) to 655.555 (Rules for administration of fund for inmate injuries).

(2) Before a local inmate is sent to a forest work camp, the governing body of the county or city shall cause the local inmate to be given such inoculations as are necessary in the public interest, and must submit to the Department of Corrections a certificate, signed by a physician licensed under ORS chapter 677, physician assistant licensed under ORS 677.505 (Application of provisions governing physician assistants to other health professions) to 677.525 (Fees), naturopathic physician licensed under ORS chapter 685 or nurse practitioner licensed under ORS 678.375 (Nurse practitioners) to 678.390 (Authority of nurse practitioner and clinical nurse specialist to write prescriptions or dispense drugs) that the local inmate is physically and mentally able to perform the work described in ORS 421.470 (Authority over inmates in camps), and is free from communicable disease. [1967 c.504 §3; 1987 c.320 §203; 2014 c.45 §45; 2017 c.356 §45]

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 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.