Oregon Statutes - Chapter 169 - Local and Regional Correctional Facilities; Prisoners; Juvenile Facilities - Section 169.042 - Maximum facility population; recommendation.

The county court or board of commissioners of a county may institute an examination of the county’s local correctional facility for the purpose of obtaining a recommendation regarding the maximum number of inmates that should be held in the facility. This recommendation shall be based on consideration of the following:

(1) The advice of the district attorney, county counsel and sheriff concerning prevailing constitutional standards relating to conditions of incarceration;

(2) The design capacity of the local correctional facility;

(3) The physical condition of the local correctional facility; and

(4) The programs provided for inmates of the local correctional facility. [1989 c.884 §2]

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