OAR 291-081-0060
Conditions of Inmate Participation in the PS/PIE Program


Inmate participation in a Private Sector/Prison Industries Program shall be voluntary. Prior to acceptance for participation in a PS/PIE Program work project, all inmate applicants shall sign a form indicating the inmate’s voluntary participation in the work project and acknowledging the inmate’s consent to the Department’s PS/PIE Program requirements, including the compensation disposition procedure set forth in these rules.


The following deductions shall be made from a participating inmate’s gross compensation, which shall not in the aggregate exceed 80% of the inmate’s gross compensation:


State, federal, and local taxes if required to be withheld from the inmate’s compensation by law;


Family support obligations pursuant to state statute or court order, including income withholding orders and garnishments for family support;


Five percent of the inmate’s gross compensation shall be contributed to the Victims Compensation Fund established pursuant to ORS 147.005 (Definitions) through 147.415 (Severability);


Room and board charges as determined by the Director of the Department of Corrections under OAR 291-081-0070. The amount deducted from an inmate’s monthly gross compensation for room and board charges shall equal the amount of compensation remaining after deductions from gross compensation are made as required under subsections (a) through (c) of this section.


An inmate shall receive 20% of gross compensation for personal use, which shall be deposited into the inmate’s trust account. In no instance shall the inmate retain more than 20% of gross compensation for personal use.

Source: Rule 291-081-0060 — Conditions of Inmate Participation in the PS/PIE Program, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=291-081-0060.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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