Notice of Agency Action Concerning Rules


(1) Except when acting in an emergency to adopt a temporary rule, pursuant to ORS 183.335 the director will give prior notice of the adoption, amendment or repeal of administrative rules, as provided in this rule.

(2) The notice of the proposed action will be published in the Secretary of State's Bulletin referred to in ORS 183.360 at least 15 days prior to the effective date of the adoption, amendment or repeal of the rule.

(3) Upon request, the division will mail copies of all notices of proposed action to any party making such a request. Such parties may also be added to the division's mailing list.

(4) As a matter of routine practice, depending on the subject matter of the proposed action, copies of the notice will be provided to the following persons and organizations on the division's mailing list, including:

(a) Workers' compensation insurers;

(b) Self-insured employers;

(c) Third-party administrators;

(d) Insurance adjusters and adjusting firms;

(e) Workers' compensation attorneys;

(f) Medical providers and managed care organizations;

(g) News reporting organizations;

(h) Vocational rehabilitation organizations;

(i) Labor unions;

(j) Employer groups and associations;

(k) Management-Labor Advisory Committee;

(l) Employers and employees;

(m) Oregon Chambers of Commerce;

(n) State Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health; and

(o) Other interested parties


Stat. Auth.: ORS 656.704(2), 656.726 (3)

Stats. Implemented: ORS 183.335

Hist: WCB 16-1975, f. & eff.. 10-20-75

WCD 4-1977 (Admin) (Temp f. & eff. 11-7-77;

WCD 4-1978 (Admin) f. 7 eff. 3-6-78;

Renumbered from 436-90-505, 5-1-85;

WCD 3-1986 f. & eff. 5-15-86;

Amended 5/22/92 as WCD Admin. Order 9-1992, eff. 5/25/92

Amended 08/10/98 as WCD Admin. Order 98-057, eff. 9-15-98