OAR 291-011-0005
Authority, Purpose, and Policy


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: To establish procedures and standards for the placing and maintenance of inmates in disciplinary segregation. Inmates in violation of rules of prohibited conduct are placed in disciplinary segregation.


Policy: It is the policy of the Department of Corrections to establish and maintain disciplinary segregation operations separate from the main inmate population in Department of Corrections facilities. This rule cannot cover all possible events; it is intended to direct only the relative routine aspects of segregation operations. Inmates in disciplinary segregation status will be treated fairly and impartially with the best interest of staff, inmates, and the institution in mind.

Source: Rule 291-011-0005 — Authority, Purpose, and Policy, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=291-011-0005.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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