ORS 656.727
Rules for administration of benefit offset


In carrying out the provisions of ORS 656.209 (Offsetting permanent total disability benefits against Social Security benefits), the Department of Consumer and Business Services shall promulgate rules that include, but are not limited to:

(1)

Requiring injured workers to make application for federal Social Security disability benefits.

(2)

Requiring injured workers to file with the appropriate agency that administers the federal Social Security program a release authorizing the federal agency to make disclosure to the department of such information regarding the injured worker as will enable the department to carry out the provisions of ORS 656.209 (Offsetting permanent total disability benefits against Social Security benefits).

(3)

A procedure for ordering reduction of benefits or such other sanctions as the department considers appropriate to insure that injured workers comply with rules promulgated pursuant to this section. [1977 c.430 §7; 1979 c.117 §4]
§§ 656.001 to 656.794

Law Review Citations

55 OLR 432-445 (1976); 16 WLR 519 (1979); 22 WLR 559 (1986)

Chapter 656

Notes of Decisions

Party having affirmative of any issue must prove it by preponderance of evidence unless legislature fixes some different quantum of proof. Hutcheson v. Weyerhaeuser Co., 288 Or 51, 602 P2d 268 (1979)

Amendments to existing statutes and enactment of additional statutes by 1995 legislation generally apply to pending cases and to orders still appealable on June 7, 1995, effective date. Volk v. America West Airlines, 135 Or App 565, 899 P2d 746 (1995), Sup Ct review denied

Amendments to existing statutes and enactment of additional statutes by 1995 legislation do not extend or shorten procedural time limitations with regard to actions taken prior to June 7, 1995, effective date. Motel 6 v. McMasters, 135 Or App 583, 899 P2d 1212 (1995)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Benefit unavailability for inmates engaged in prison work programs, (1996) Vol 48, p 134

Law Review Citations

24 WLR 321, 341 (1988); 32 WLR 217 (1996)


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