Oregon Department of Human Services

Rule Rule 407-047-0200
Investigations in Schools: Purpose and Scope


The Department of Human Services receives reports of abuse of children and screens them to determine the response required under ORS chapter 419B. The purpose of these rules, OAR 407-047-0200 (Investigations in Schools: Purpose and Scope) through 407-047-0305 (Investigations in Schools: Lay Representative), is to describe:
(1) The circumstances under which the Office of Training, Investigations and Safety (OTIS) is responsible to respond to a report of child abuse of a student involving an employee, agent, contractor, or volunteer of an education provider;
(2) The requirements for screening and investigating a report of alleged child abuse received by the Department as of January 1, 2020 that is the responsibility of OTIS; and
(3) The procedures of OTIS to provide respondents with notice and the right to request a contested case hearing.
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