2015 ORS 243.958¹
Initial application for benefits

(1) An applicant for benefits under ORS 243.956 (Eligibility for benefits from fund) (4) must file an initial application under oath on a form furnished by the Public Safety Memorial Fund Board. The initial application must include:

(a) The name and address of the applicant;

(b) The public safety officer’s name, the date of the qualifying death or disability and the agency that employed the public safety officer;

(c) Releases authorizing the surrender to the board of reports, documents and other information relating to matters specified in this subsection; and

(d) Any other information that the board determines is necessary.

(2) The board may require that an applicant submit with the initial application any materials that substantiate the facts stated in the initial application.

(3) If the board finds that an initial application does not contain the required information or materials or finds that the facts stated therein have not been substantiated, the board shall notify the applicant in writing that specific additional items of information or materials are required and that the applicant has 180 days from the date of mailing of the notice in which to furnish the additional items to the board. Unless an applicant requests and is granted an extension of time by the board, the board shall reject with prejudice the claim of the applicant for failure to file the additional information or materials within the specified time.

(4) An applicant may file an amended initial application or additional substantiating materials to correct inadvertent errors or omissions at any time before the board has completed its consideration of the original initial application. [1999 c.981 §6; 2001 c.493 §2; 2003 c.295 §3; 2007 c.378 §4]

Note: See note under 243.950 (Public Safety Memorial Fund).

Chapter 243

Notes of Decisions

Effect of Public Employe Rela­tions Act is to modify authority of Personnel Division so that, while division retains responsibility for es­tab­lishing general job salary grades and classifica­tions, specific salary within each range which is paid to employe in public employe bargaining unit is subject to negotia­tion or arbitra­tion under terms of this chapter. AFSCME v. Executive Dept., 52 Or App 457, 628 P2d 1228 (1981), Sup Ct review denied

Provision of collective bargaining agree­ment giving present employes lateral transfer rights was valid under ORS 240.321 (Collective bargaining) and fact that its imple­menta­tion resulted in male succeeding female employe did not violate state af­firm­a­tive ac­tion statutes. State Executive Dept. v. OPEU, 91 Or App 124, 754 P2d 582 (1988)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

State agencies paying carpooling employes' parking fees, (1974) Vol 36, p 1015

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 23, 44 (1971)


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 243—Public Employee Rights and Benefits, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors243.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 243, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano243.­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.