Oregon Statutes - Chapter 169 - Local and Regional Correctional Facilities; Prisoners; Juvenile Facilities - Section 169.330 - Civil liability for release of prisoner.

When a prisoner has been committed to the county local correctional facility to be held until the prisoner has paid a sum of money to a private party, or a fine or penalty to the state, and is permitted to depart the facility without legal order or process, the private party or the state may recover in a civil action against the sheriff, the damages sustained by reason of the prisonerís departure. [Amended by 1961 c.649 §8; 1973 c.740 §22]

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