(1) The Director of the Department of Corrections has authority over the forest work camps except as provided in subsection (2) of this section.
(2) The State Forester shall assign and supervise the work of the state inmates and local inmates, which work shall be:
(a) Manual labor, as far as possible, of the type contemplated by ORS 530.210 to 530.280.
(b) Fire-fighting labor of the type contemplated for forest protection districts under ORS chapter 477.
(3) Moneys for the cost of custody of the state inmates and local inmates, and for the labor done by them under this section, shall be paid from funds appropriated and made available to the State Board of Forestry. Moneys for the cost of care of each local inmate shall be paid by the county or city from which the local inmate was transferred under ORS 421.467, but not to exceed $2 a day for each local inmate. Additional moneys required for the cost of care of local inmates shall be paid from funds appropriated and made available to the State Board of Forestry. All such moneys shall be collected by the Director of the Department of Corrections who shall deposit such funds to the credit of the State Prison Work Programs Account. [Amended by 1961 c.213 §3; 1961 c.656 §4; 1965 c.253 §142; 1967 c.504 §7; 1987 c.320 §205; 1995 c.384 §15]Section: Previous 421.445 421.450 421.455 421.460 421.465 421.467 421.468 421.470 421.475 421.476 421.480 421.490 421.500 421.502 421.504 Next
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