Oregon Statutes - Chapter 421 - Department of Corrections Institutions; Compacts - Section 421.229 - Transfer of foreign inmates; authority of Governor; written approval of inmate.

When a treaty is in effect between the United States and a foreign country providing for the transfer of a convicted criminal offender who is a citizen or national of a foreign country to the foreign country of which the offender is a citizen or national, the Governor is authorized to act, in accordance with the treaty, on behalf of the State of Oregon and to approve the transfer of the convicted criminal offender, provided that such offender approves of the transfer in writing. [1979 c.486 §5]

Note: 421.229 was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 421 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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