OAR 291-031-0005
Authority, Purpose, and Policy

(1) 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), 423.075 (Director), 423.478 (Duties of department and counties), 423.483 (Baseline funding), 423.525 (Application for financial aid), and 423.530 (Procedure for determining amount of financial grants).
(2) Purpose: The purpose of this rule is to:
(a) Support county community corrections programs that provide appropriate sentencing alternatives and improve local services for persons charged with criminal offenses with the goal of reducing the occurrences of repeat criminal offenses through state/local government cooperative and collaborative efforts;
(b) Promote local management of community corrections; and
(c) Promote the use of effective correctional assessments, interventions and case management practices that protect public safety, rehabilitate the offender, improve the seamless transition from custody to community, and reduce recidivism.
(3) Policy: In accordance with Sections 4 and 4a of the Community Corrections Act (ORS 423.525 (Application for financial aid)), it is the policy of the Department of Corrections to support county corrections programs. The Act establishes a legal frame of reference for state/local government cooperative and collaborative efforts in the areas including, but not limited to providing supervision, intermediate sanctioning programs and treatment and rehabilitation programs for supervised offenders. The Department of Corrections is directed to make grants to county to support local corrections programs authorized under this Act. The county is required to develop a local comprehensive community corrections plan revealing which corrections services are planned to address supervision, sanction and service needs in the community.

Source: Rule 291-031-0005 — Authority, Purpose, and Policy, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=291-031-0005.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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