Or. Admin. R. 438-009-0030 - Claim Disposition Agreements; Stay of Other Proceedings; Payment of Proceeds

(1) Notwithstanding OAR 438-006-0081, 438-006-0091, 438-011-0020 and 438-011-0025, the receipt of a claim disposition agreement by the Administrative Law Judge who mediated the agreement or the Board shall suspend all other proceedings before the Board and the Hearings Division until completion of action upon the agreement, except that the Board shall accept and file requests for hearing and Board review for purposes of establishing jurisdiction.
(2) In those cases where the claimant is unrepresented or the claim disposition agreement does not include a provision in which the parties waive their "30-day" rights to seek disapproval, the Administrative Law Judge who mediated the agreement or the Board shall notify the parties and the Director of the receipt of a claim disposition agreement.
(3) In all cases, the Administrative Law Judge who mediated the agreement or the Board shall notify the Director of the receipt of a claim disposition agreement.
(4) In cases in which a party has requested judicial review of an order of the Board and such judicial review is pending on the date the Board receives the claim disposition agreement, the Administrative Law Judge who mediated the agreement or the Board shall notify the State Court Administrator of the receipt of the agreement.
(5) In the event that the Administrative Law Judge who mediated the agreement or the Board Members issue a separate written decision, the Administrative Law Judge or the Board will provide a copy of the decision for the Director's claim file, and copies of that decision approving or disapproving a claim disposition agreement shall be mailed to parties and their attorneys.
(6) Except as otherwise provided in section (5) of this rule, the signature of the Administrative Law who mediated the agreement or two Board Members on a claim disposition agreement shall constitute a final order approving the disposition under ORS 656.236(1). Notice of this approval shall be accomplished in the manner provided in OAR 438-009-0028.
(7) Payment of the disposition shall be made no later than the 14th day after notice of its approval has been mailed or delivered under Section (5) or (6) of this rule to the parties, unless otherwise stated in the agreement.

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 438-009-0030
WCB 7-1990(Temp), f. 6-14-90, cert. ef. 7-1-90; WCB 11-1990, f. 12-13-90, cert. ef. 12-31-90; WCB 2-1993, f. 9-9-93, cert. ef. 12-1-93; WCB 2-1995, f. 11-13-96, cert. ef. 1-1-96; WCB 2-2007, f. 12-11-07, cert. ef. 1-1-08; WCB 1-2012, f. 8-22-12, cert. ef. 11-1-12

Stat. Auth.: ORS 656.726(5)

Stats. Implemented: ORS 656.236

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