OAR 291-141-0005
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: The purpose of this rule is to establish uniform guidelines for the operation of libraries and the provision for library services in each Department of Corrections facility.


Policy: It is the Department of Corrections policy to maintain institution libraries for the educational reinforcement, broadening and strengthening of the rehabilitative program of each inmate.

Source: Rule 291-141-0005 — Authority, Purpose and Policy, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=291-141-0005.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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