Administration of State Institutions

ORS 179.380
Employment of staff

  • oaths and bonds


The Department of Corrections and the Oregon Health Authority shall authorize the employment of all necessary physicians, attendants, nurses, engineers, messengers, clerks, guards, cooks, waiters and other officers and employees not specifically authorized by law and necessary to the successful maintenance of their respective institutions. The amounts expended for the services of such officers and employees shall not exceed the amounts provided therefor in the biennial appropriations for the institution.


The agencies shall designate in their respective rules which employees shall be officers, and shall require all officers to take and subscribe to an oath of office and, if the circumstances require it, to furnish bonds. [Amended by 1969 c.597 §36; 1987 c.320 §122; 1999 c.59 §35; 2001 c.900 §37; 2009 c.595 §136; 2013 c.36 §44]

Attorney General Opinions

Scope of duties that may be performed by hospital technicians employed by state correctional facilities without complying with state licensing requirements, (1987) Vol 45, p 188


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