OAR 291-210-0010
Authority, Purpose, and Policy

(1) 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), 423.020 (Department of Corrections), 423.030 (Department not limited by ORS 423.020), and 423.075 (Director).
(2) Purpose: The purpose of these rules is to establish Department of Corrections policy and procedures for the identification, assessment, review, and management of AICs who present or identify as transgender or intersex.
(3) Policy: Within the inherent limitations of resources, and the need to maintain facility security, order and discipline, the health and safety of AICs and staff, and to further AIC rehabilitation, it is the policy of the Department of Corrections, based on available information, to:
(a) Seek to identify AICs that present as transgender or intersex upon delivery to the Department of Corrections during intake processing; and
(b) Assess, review, and manage AICs who identify as transgender or intersex on a case-by-case basis, in a respectful manner, considering each AIC’s individual circumstances, including but not limited to the AIC’s physical sexual characteristics, gender identification, physical presentation, behavior, and programming needs.

Source: Rule 291-210-0010 — Authority, Purpose, and Policy, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=291-210-0010.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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