ORS 343.164¹
Parental consent requirements for preplacement evaluation, placement or re- evaluation
  • exceptions

Parental consent requirements for preplacement evaluation, placement or reevaluation; exceptions. (1) A school district shall obtain informed written parental consent before the school district conducts a preplacement evaluation and before a child with a disability is initially placed in a program providing special education and related services.

(2) A school district shall obtain informed written parental consent before the school district conducts a reevaluation of a child with a disability.

(3) Notwithstanding subsection (2) of this section, written parental consent need not be obtained if the school district can demonstrate that it has taken reasonable measures to obtain consent and that the child’s parent has failed to respond.

(4) The school district shall follow procedures prescribed in rules of the State Board of Education when necessary consent is not obtained. [1993 c.749 §7 (enacted in lieu of 343.163); 1999 c.989 §13]

Notes of Decisions

Under Former Similar Statute

Under former sec­tion hearings of­fi­cer and Depart­ment of Educa­tion were empowered to direct school district to pay tui­tion of handicapped child placed in private residential facility. Mahoney v. Adm. Sch. Dist. No. 1, 42 Or App 665, 601 P2d 826 (1979)

Chapter 343

Notes of Decisions

As handicapped children are entitled under this chapter to receive special educa­tion and related services free of charge, where private residential place­ment for handicapped child has been found necessary, tui­tion expense must be borne by school district, and this obliga­tion is not limited to school year. Mahoney v. Adm. Sch. Dist. No. 1, 42 Or App 665, 601 P2d 826 (1979)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 343—Special Education Services, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors343.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 343, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­343ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
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