2015 ORS 147.155¹
Appeal to Workers’ Compensation Board
  • hearing
  • record
  • evidence considered
  • board determination not subject to further review

(1) Any applicant who requests review by the Department of Justice under ORS 147.145 (Review of order) and who disagrees with the decision of the department on review may appeal to the Workers’ Compensation Board.

(2) The request for hearing shall be in writing. The request shall include the applicant’s address, shall be signed by the applicant and shall be mailed to the board.

(3) The board shall conduct a hearing upon at least 10 days’ notice by mail to all interested persons.

(4) A record of all proceedings at the hearing shall be kept but need not be transcribed.

(5) The board is not bound by rules of evidence or by technical or formal rules of procedure, and may conduct the hearing in any manner that will achieve substantial justice. However, no evidence is admissible at a hearing that has not previously been considered by the department. The decision by the board shall be final and shall not be subject to further administrative or judicial review. [1977 c.376 §15a]

Notes of Decisions

"Person" has same meaning as defini­tion given to term by Criminal Code. State v. Spino, 143 Or App 619, 925 P2d 101 (1996)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Primary resource as between federally funded Aid to Dependent Children or state-funded General Assistance benefits and Crime Victims' Compensa­tion Program for pay­ment of lost earnings compensa­tion, (1987) Vol 46, p 1

Chapter 147

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Primary resource fund where per­son, as result of single incident, becomes eligible for medical benefits from funds administered by Adult and Family Service Division, Motor Vehicle Accident Fund and Crime Victims' Compensa­tion Division, (1978) Vol 39, p 323


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 147—Victims of Crime and Acts of Mass Destruction, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors147.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 147, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano147.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.