OAR 291-009-0005
Authority, Purpose, and Policy


Authority: The authority for this rule is granted to the Director of the Department of Corrections in accordance with ORS 179.040 (General powers and duties), 423.020 (Department of Corrections), 423.030 (Department not limited by ORS 423.020) and 423.075 (Director).


Purpose: This rule provides guidelines and procedures whereby interested groups and individuals may be allowed tours of correctional facilities operated by the Department of Corrections.


Policy: One of the goals of the Department of Corrections is to create partnerships with communities by providing public information and education, potential expansion of work programs, professional advice, training and consulting services, and encouraging staff participation in professional exchanges of information about the operation of the Department’s facilities. One method of achieving this goal is through the administration of a tour program. Tours will be conducted in accordance with staff resource availability and security requirements.

Source: Rule 291-009-0005 — Authority, Purpose, and Policy, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=291-009-0005.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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