Oregon Department of Human Services

Rule Rule 407-047-0600
Investigations of Third-Party: Purpose and Scope

The Department receives reports of abuse of children and screens them to determine the response required under ORS chapter 419B. The purpose of these rules, OAR 407-047-0600 (Investigations of Third-Party: Purpose and Scope) to 407-047-0730 (Investigations of Third-Party: 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 involving a third-party respondent;


The requirements for investigating a report of alleged child abuse received by the Department as of March 1, 2021 that is the responsibility of OTIS; and


The requirement of OTIS to provide respondents with notice and the right to request a contested case hearing.

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