2015 ORS 809.040¹
Hearing
  • notice
  • judicial review

(1) When a hearing is required under ORS 809.020 (Response to court-ordered suspension) or 809.050 (Revocation or suspension of registration of employer for failure to make future responsibility filing), the Department of Transportation shall afford a person an opportunity of a hearing before the department suspends or revokes vehicle registration. A hearing described by this subsection is subject to all of the following:

(a) Before the hearing, the department shall provide the person with notice meeting the requirements under ORS 809.430 (Notice of suspension, cancellation or revocation).

(b) The hearing, if requested, shall be in the county wherein the person resides unless the person and the department agree to hold it elsewhere.

(c) The hearing shall be conducted as a contested case in accordance with ORS chapter 183.

(d) The hearing shall be conducted by an administrative law judge assigned from the Office of Administrative Hearings established under ORS 183.605 (Office of Administrative Hearings).

(2) The hearing requirements under this section do not apply in any case where the department finds a serious danger to the public safety and sets forth specific reasons for such finding.

(3) Judicial review of orders suspending or revoking registration under this section shall be as provided in ORS chapter 183. [1983 c.338 §283; 1985 c.16 §115; 1985 c.401 §12; 1999 c.849 §§184,185; 2003 c.75 §65]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 809—Refusal, Suspension, Cancellation and Revocation of Registration, Title, Driving Privileges and Identification Card; Vehicle Impoundment, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors809.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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