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Dept. of Corrections - Proposed Rules

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This page contains information about proposed rulemaking by the Oregon Department of Corrections. This includes rule changes that are under consideration, but not yet adopted. All agency rulemaking notices are published by the Secretary of State in the Oregon Bulletin.
 
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Public input is very important to the rulemaking process. The department welcomes comments on proposed rules. When submitting comments, please be sure to include the division number and title of the proposed rule.
 
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Mailing Address:
Rules Office
Department of Corrections
2575 Center Street NE
Salem, OR 97301
 

 

Use of Force by Parole and Probation Officers

These rule revisions are necessary to remove references to DOC policies, which are internal management directives applicable to DOC staff.

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Planned Use of Force and Use of Security Equipment by DOC Employees

These rule revisions are necessary to remove references to DOC policies, which are internal management directives applicable to DOC staff; to provide clarification for the planned use of force for inmates identified with serious mental health treatment needs; and set time limits on the use of the restraint chair.

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Possession and Storage of Personal Handguns for Authorized Staff at Department of Corrections Facilities 

These amendments are necessary to implement 2015 legislation (HB 2424) which allows employees of the Department of Corrections, Board of Parole and Post-Prison Supervision, and Oregon Corrections Enterprises to possess and store a personal handgun and ammunition at facilities that are owned or occupied by the department.

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Transfers of Inmates in Department of Corrections

Amendments to these rules are necessary to update the rules to align with current operational practices for the commitment and orderly transfer of inmates from one Department of Corrections facility to another. The rules have not been revised since 1991, and several operational and organizational changes have occurred since that time. Note: The last day to comment on this proposed rule has been extended to September 2, 2015

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Transfer of Inmates Between the Oregon Youth Authority and the Department of Corrections

Amendments to these rules are necessary to update the procedures for the administrative transfer of certain inmates under the age of 20 from the Department of Corrections to the Oregon Youth Authority, update the procedures for requesting a court hearing under the provisions of Second Look, and establish a process to admit a juvenile sentenced as an adult directly to the Oregon Youth Authority. The rules for transfer of inmates between the department and the Oregon Youth Authority have not been revised since 1996. Note: The last day to comment on this proposed rule has been extended to September 2, 2015

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