OAR 847-001-0007
Agency Representation at Hearings


Subject to the approval of the Attorney General, an employee of the Oregon Medical Board is authorized to appear on behalf of the Board in contested case hearings conducted on civil penalties issued by the Board with no other formal disciplinary action proposed against the licensee.


The agency representative may not make legal argument on behalf of the Board.


“Legal argument” includes arguments on:


The jurisdiction of the Board to hear the contested case;


The constitutionality of a statute or rule or the application of a constitutional requirement to an agency; and


The application of court precedent to the facts of the particular contested case proceeding.


“Legal argument” does not include presentation of motions, evidence, examination and cross-examination of witnesses or presentation of factual arguments or arguments on:


The application of the statutes or rules to the facts in the contested case;


Comparison of prior actions of the Board in handling similar situations;


The literal meaning of the statutes or rules directly applicable to the issues in the contested case;


The admissibility of evidence;


The correctness of procedures being followed in the contested case hearing.
Stat.s Auth.: ORS 677.265 (Powers of board generally)

Source: Rule 847-001-0007 — Agency Representation at Hearings, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=847-001-0007.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 847-001-0007’s source at or​.us