2015 ORS 656.440¹
Notice of certificate revocation
  • appeal
  • effective date

(1) Before revocation of certification under ORS 656.434 (Certification effective until canceled or revoked) becomes effective, the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services shall give the employer notice that the certification will be revoked stating the grounds for the revocation. The notice shall be served on the employer in the manner provided by ORS 656.427 (Termination of workers' compensation insurance contract or surety bond liability by insurer) (4). The revocation shall become effective within 10 days after receipt of such notice by the employer unless within such period of time the employer corrects the grounds for the revocation or appeals in writing to the director. The director shall refer the request for hearing to the Workers’ Compensation Board for a hearing before an Administrative Law Judge.

(2) If the employer appeals, the Hearings Division of the Workers’ Compensation Board under ORS 656.283 (Hearing rights and procedure) shall set a date for a hearing, which date shall be within 30 days after receiving the appeal request, and shall give the employer at least five days’ notice of the time and place of the hearing. A record of the hearing shall be kept but it need not be transcribed unless requested by the employer. The cost of transcription shall be charged to the employer. Within 10 days after the hearing, the Administrative Law Judge shall either affirm or disaffirm the revocation and give the employer written notice thereof by registered or certified mail.

(3) If revocation is affirmed on review by the Administrative Law Judge, the revocation is effective five days after the employer receives notice of the affirmance unless within such period of time the employer corrects the grounds for the revocation or petitions for judicial review of the affirmance pursuant to ORS 183.480 (Judicial review of agency orders) to 183.497 (Awarding costs and attorney fees when finding for petitioner).

(4) If the revocation is affirmed following judicial review, the revocation is effective five days after entry of the final judgment of affirmance, unless within such period the employer corrects the grounds for the revocation. [1975 c.556 §35; 1977 c.804 §15; 2003 c.576 §530; 2005 c.26 §14; 2007 c.241 §30]

Law Review Cita­tions

55 OLR 432-445 (1976); 16 WLR 519 (1979); 22 WLR 559 (1986)

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Notes of Decisions

Party having af­firm­a­tive of any issue must prove it by preponderance of evidence unless legislature fixes some different quantum of proof. Hutcheson v. Weyerhaeuser Co., 288 Or 51, 602 P2d 268 (1979)

Amend­ments to existing statutes and enact­ment of addi­tional statutes by 1995 legisla­tion generally apply to pending cases and to orders still ap­pealable on June 7, 1995, effective date. Volk v. America West Air­lines, 135 Or App 565, 899 P2d 746 (1995), Sup Ct review denied

Amend­ments to existing statutes and enact­ment of addi­tional statutes by 1995 legisla­tion do not extend or shorten procedural time limita­tions with regard to ac­tions taken prior to June 7, 1995, effective date. Motel 6 v. McMasters, 135 Or App 583, 899 P2d 1212 (1995)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Benefit unavailability for inmates engaged in prison work programs, (1996) Vol 48, p 134

Law Review Cita­tions

24 WLR 321, 341 (1988); 32 WLR 217 (1996)


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 656—Workers' Compensation, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors656.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 656, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano656.­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.