(1) Except as
otherwise provided in subsections (1) to (3) of this section, unless a hearings
officer is authorized or required by law or commission rule to issue a final
order, the hearings officer shall prepare and serve on the commission and all
parties to a contested case hearing a proposed order, including recommended
findings of fact and conclusions of law. The proposed order shall become final
after the 30th day following the date of service of the proposed order, unless
the commission within that period issues an amended order.
(2) The commission may be rule specify a
period of time after which a proposed order will become final that is different
from that specified in subsection (1) of this section.
(3) If the commission determines that
additional time will be necessary to allow the commission adequately to review
a proposed order in a contested case, the commission may extend the time after
which the proposed order will become final by a specified period of time. The
commission shall notify the parties to the hearing of the period of
Or. Admin. R.
CRGC 1-1987 (Temp), f.
& ef. 9-10-87; CRGC 2-1987, f. 12-7-87, ef. 12-8-87; CRGC 3-1988(Temp), f.
11-17-88, cert. ef. 11-17-88 thru 2-13-89; CRGC 1-1989, f. 3-2-89, cert. ef.
3-7-89; CRGC 3-1989(Temp), f. 10-4-89, cert. ef. 10-4-89; CRGC 1-1990, f. &
cert. ef. 1-16-90; CRGC 2-1990, f. & cert. ef.
Stat. Auth.: ORS
Stats. Implemented: ORS
196.150; RCW 43.97.015; 16
U.S.C. § 544 et seq.