(1) Subject to ORS 421.468, the governing body of a county or city in this state may transfer a local inmate to the temporary custody of the Department of Corrections solely for employment at a forest work camp established under ORS 421.455 to 421.480. The county or city transferring the local inmate shall pay the cost of transportation and other expenses incidental to the local inmate’s conveyance to the forest work camp and the return of the local inmate to the county or city, including the expenses of law enforcement officers accompanying the local inmate, and is responsible for costs of any medical treatment of the local inmate while the local inmate is employed at the forest work camp not compensated under ORS 655.505 to 655.555.
(2) Before a local inmate is sent to a forest work camp, the governing body of the county or city shall cause the local inmate to be given such inoculations as are necessary in the public interest, and must submit to the Department of Corrections a certificate, signed by a physician licensed under ORS chapter 677, that the local inmate is physically and mentally able to perform the work described in ORS 421.470, and is free from communicable disease. [1967 c.504 §3; 1987 c.320 §203]Section: Previous 421.442 421.444 421.445 421.450 421.455 421.460 421.465 421.467 421.468 421.470 421.475 421.476 421.480 421.490 421.500 Next
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