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Dept. of Corrections - Proposed Rules


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.
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.

Mailing Address:

Rules Office
Department of Corrections
2575 Center Street NE
Salem, OR 97301

Change in Classification System for Assigning Custody Levels to Inmates in DOC Custody

These modifications are necessary to update the policy and procedure of the classification system for assigning inmates with the appropriate custody level, and to provide clarification for scoring the custody classification guide. Within the custody classification guide, the designators for escape history have been modified to more accurately assess an inmate's escape risk. Other changes are of a housekeeping nature to reflect operational changes within the agency.