OAR 291-202-0010
Authority, Purpose, and Policy


Authority: The authority for this rule is granted to the Director of the Department of Corrections in accordance with ORS 144.625, 144.627, 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 these rules is to:


Establish a pilot program to study the feasibility and effectiveness of treating a limited number of sexual offenders (no more than 40 to 50 each year) with hormone or antiandrogen agents, such as medroxyprogesterone acetate, as provided in 1999 Or Laws, Chapter 435.


Establish Department of Corrections policies and procedures relating to the implementation and enforcement of the pilot chemical treatment program.


Establish criteria to be considered in determining the permanent residence requirements for certain sex offenders upon release.


Policy: It is the policy of the Department of Corrections to:


Promote public safety by holding offenders accountable for their actions, and by seeking ways to reduce their risk of committing future criminal acts.


Establish a pilot program for the evaluation and chemical treatment of a limited number of sexual offenders (no more than 40 to 50 each year) who are within six months of release on parole or post-prison supervision, and who are determined by the department to be most likely to benefit from chemical treatment upon their release.

Source: Rule 291-202-0010 — Authority, Purpose, and Policy, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=291-202-0010.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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