OAR 291-062-0100
Authority, Purpose and Policy


Authority: The authority for these rules is granted to the Director of the Department of Corrections in accordance with ORS 179.040 (General powers and duties), 421.500 (Findings) to 421.512 (Rulemaking), 423.020 (Department of Corrections), 423.030 (Department not limited by ORS 423.020), and 423.075 (Director).


Purpose: The purpose of these rules is to establish special alternative incarceration programs and establish department policy and procedures for the program’s operation and management in accordance with ORS 421.500 (Findings) to 421.512 (Rulemaking).


Policy: Within the inherent limitations of resources, and the need to maintain facility security, internal order, and discipline, and the health and safety of staff, adults in custody, and the public, it is the policy of the Department of Corrections to discharge its statutory responsibilities to establish alternative incarceration programs by creating and operating programs that promote rehabilitation during incarceration and reduce the risk of continuing criminal conduct when the adult in custody is returned to the community.

Source: Rule 291-062-0100 — Authority, Purpose and Policy, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=291-062-0100.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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