Or. Admin. R. 416-020-0050 - Appeal to the Director

(1) If the youth in custody is dissatisfied with the decision of the subsequent grievance review, the youth in custody, or representative, may request an appeal to the OYA director, or designee.
(a) A request for appeal must be submitted within 10 calendar days from the date the youth in custody received the written decision.
(b) If a request for an appeal is not received by the Director's Office within a 15-day period, the youth in custody's right to an appeal will be considered waived, unless the youth in custody can show that the failure to timely request a review was beyond their reasonable control.
(2) The director, or designee, will review all documents submitted by the youth in custody, or representative, relevant to the grievance and may take other action to investigate the matter as the director deems appropriate.
(3) Within 30 calendar days of receiving the request, the director, or designee, must provide a written appeal decision. Copies of the decision must be sent to the youth in custody, or representative, through the U.S. Postal Service or another certified mail carrier.
(4) The director's decision is final.
(5) Nothing in these rules affects any rights a youth in custody has under federal or state law to seek independent redress of grievances in the courts.


Or. Admin. R. 416-020-0050
OYA 2-1995, f. 12-19-95, cert. ef. 1-2-96; OYA 3-2003, f. & cert. ef. 8-20-03; OYA 2-2020, amend filed 01/29/2020, effective 1/30/2020; OYA 9-2022, amend filed 12/13/2022, effective 12/14/2022

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 420A.025

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 420A.010, 420A.014, 420A.015 & 420A.108

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