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

(1) If the offender is dissatisfied with the decision of the subsequent grievance review, the offender, 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 offender 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 offender's right to an appeal will be considered waived, unless the offender 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 offender, 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 offender, 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 an offender 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

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 420A.025

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

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