Oregon
Rule Rule 581-015-2395
Procedures for a Hearing under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973


(1)

The parent or guardian of a qualified student with a disability under section 504 may file a written request for a hearing with the State Superintendent of Public Instruction with respect to actions regarding the identification, evaluation, provision of a free appropriate education, or education placement of the student with the disability under Section 504, which the parent or guardian alleges to be in violation of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Public Law 93-112, or any amendment thereof. In such event, the Superintendent will conduct a hearing.

(2)

The school district involved in the hearing is responsible for the costs of the hearing.

(3)

The prehearing and hearing procedures in OAR 581-015-2340 (Procedural Rules for Due Process Hearings) through 581-015-2383 (Failure to Appear at a Hearing) apply to hearings conducted under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.

(4)

The parties are entitled to the procedural rights under OAR 581-015-2360 (Pre-Hearing Conference, Notice of Hearing and Hearing Rights) with the exceptions of the stay-put provision and the right to obtain at no cost a written or electronic verbatim record of the hearing, both of which do not apply to a hearing under this rule.

(5)

Nothing in this rule is meant to prevent the parties from also seeking due process remedies under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act as set forth in OAR 581-015-2340 (Procedural Rules for Due Process Hearings) through 581-015-2385 (Hearing Costs).
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