OAR 291-171-0025
Filing a Grievance

(1) Offender grievances must be submitted to the Community Corrections Division grievance coordinator on the Offender Grievance form (CD117 CC). Instructions for filing a grievance are found on the Offender Grievance Instruction form (CD117a CC).
(2) To obtain a grievance review, the Community Corrections Division grievance coordinator must receive an offender’s grievance within 30 calendar days of the date of the incident giving rise to the grievance.
(a) An offender may file a grievance past the 30 days of the incident if the offender can demonstrate why the grievance could not be filed within the timelines established by rule.
(b) Untimely grievances that fail to make that showing shall be returned to the offender with a statement of the rule.
(3) The grievance coordinator shall date stamp and log the grievance form upon receipt.
(4) If an offender cannot complete the grievance form due to language, physical, or competency and capacity barriers, another person may complete the form. However, the offender submitting the grievance must sign the grievance form. Translation services or other assistance for submission of a grievance form for non-English speaking offenders or offenders that have difficulty with reading and writing will be made available upon request.
(5) Local State Directors or designees shall ensure the approved offender grievance forms are readily available to offenders under the supervision of the Department of Corrections.
Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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