OAR 255-040-0027
Special Request Reductions


Upon the institution superintendent and Director of the Department of Correction’s special request for a reduction in the prison term, a Board majority may schedule a hearing or may consider the request administratively.


The criteria for a special request reduction shall be:


Demonstrated outstanding reformation using the criteria in OAR 255-040-0025 (Resetting the Parole Release Date to an Earlier Date)(3); and


Documented cooperation with authorities contributed significantly to the safety and security of the facility; or


Cooperation with law enforcement officials results in the apprehension, interruption and conviction of persons involved in significant ongoing criminal activity.


The inmate shall have the burden of establishing that his/her conduct meets the criteria for any reduction under consideration.


The Board shall have discretion to reduce the prison term by the number of months it finds the behavior merits that is also compatible with the health and safety of the offender and the community.

Source: Rule 255-040-0027 — Special Request Reductions, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=255-040-0027.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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